APSU Nursing Scholarships: There are several scholarships available to undergraduate and graduate APSU Nursing students. Applications can be submitted from October 1- March 1. Students must be admitted to APSU in order to apply. Awards are decided each spring for the following academic year starting in fall semesters. Click the following for more information and to access the application.
APSU Financial Aid Office: The Office of Financial Aid can assist students with questions about paying for their nursing education. Visit their website to explore student aid options, learn about campus-specific aid programs, get advice on borrowing, get help completing the FAFSA, and find out the deadlines for student aid.
Veteran's Benefits: Thank you for your service! Students should contact the APSU Office of Veteran's Education Benefits directly for information regarding educational benefits and services.
Other Nursing Scholarships: The following links provide information for nursing scholarships outside of APSU which are available for undergraduate and gradute nursing students. Students may visit the specific website for more information and requirements:
- Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarships--support nursing education for baccalaureate and graduate nursing students.
- CampusRN various scholarships available to BSN an graduate nursing students.
- Best Nursing Degree.com--$1,000 Honor's in Nursing scholarships available for BSN or MSN students.
- American Assembly for Men in Nursing Foundation is sponsoring a five student scholarships to male students pursuing undergraduate and graduate nursing degrees.
- American Indian Graduate Center (AIGC) offers a series of scholarships for eligible American Indian and Alaskan Natives.
- American Red Cross awards the Jane Delano Student Nurse Scholarship to both undergraduate nursing students and graduate nursing students who are a volunteer or employee of the American Red Cross Unit.
- DiversityNursing.com, a niche website for Nurses from student Nurses up to CNO's, is offering a $5,000 Education Award. You must be enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in an accredited School of Nursing in a professional registered nurse program (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree or diploma) OR work Full-Time, Part-Time or Per Diem as a Registered Nurse, LPN, Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Leader/Administrator at a U.S. based organization.
- ExceptionalNurse.com offers scholarships to both graduate and undergraduate nursing students with disabilities.
- Indian Health Service (IHS) offers scholarships to American Indian and Alaska Native health professions students in both undergraduate and graduate programs.
- National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) members enrolled in accredited undergraduate and graduate nursing programs are presented scholarships based on their demonstration of professional contributions to the nursing profession and have the potential to be role models to aspiring nursing students.
- NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (NCSP), helps students complete their nursing education by paying tuition, fees, other education costs, while providing a monthly living stipend. The program is open to full-time nursing students accepted or enrolled in diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate nursing programs at accredited schools located in the U.S. Upon graduation, scholarship program members fulfill a service commitment at a Critical Shortage Facility.
- Nursing Scholarships.us provides Scholarship & Financial Aid Resources to students who are preparing for a career in nursing.
- AfterCollege.com provides Scholarship information, Alumni links, and Job and Internship links.
- RN to BSN Scholarship Database
Other Graduate Student Scholarships
- Tennessee Graduate Nursing Loan Forgiveness Program (Graduate or Post-Certificate Students)--The Graduate Nursing Loan-Forgiveness Program is designed to encourage Tennessee residents who are registered nurses to become teachers and administrators in Tennessee nursing education programs.
- Federal HRSA Scholarship and Loan Repayment Programs provide funding to help students offset the cost of their education. Scholarship programs provide tuition, fees and living stipend assistance to students enrolled in a qualified nursing program. Loan repayment programs provide funding to graduates employed full-time at a critical shortage facility with qualifying educational loans.
- Faculty Loan Repayment Program provides up to $40,000 to health professionals from disadvantaged backgrounds in exchange for two years of service on the faculty at an accredited health professions college or university.
- U.S. Public Health Services’ SRCOSTEP Program provides pay and benefits to selected applicants in the final year of full-time academic study in exchange for work for the sponsoring agency as a Commissioned Corps Officer after graduation. The service obligation is equal to twice the time sponsored; that is, for 9 months of financial support, a SRCOSTEP participant commits to 18 months of employment with the division or organization that provided the support.
- GradSchools.com is offering a $2,000 scholarship for minority nurses to help fund their graduate school degree.
- MinuteClinic awards up to 40 Nurse Practitioner Scholarships at $2,500 each and up to 20 Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarships at $2,500 each.
- National Health Service Corps, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, offers a scholarship program to Nurse Practitioners students (post graduate degree with clinical practice focus) at an accredited U.S. school.
- Nurse Practitioner Health Association offers a variety of scholarships ($1,000 to $4,000 awards) to students in Nurse Practitioner graduate programs for outstanding research, leadership and academic achievements.