Financial Aid for Nursing and Healthcare Management

Financial Aid for Nursing and Healthcare Management

The National Nursing Education Initiative (NNEI).
The Department of Veteran Affairs National Nursing Education Initiative (NNEI) offers nursing grants and scholarships to assist associate degree and registered nurses in obtaining a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or Master of Science in Nursing (MSN). The NNEI and the Employee Incentive Scholarship Program (EISP) offer up to $10,000 in nursing grants and scholarships each year to RNs enrolled full-time in BSN or MSN programs, and up to $5,000 in nursing scholarships and grants each year to part-time students. Eligible RNs must be enrolled or accepted in a BSN or MSN program (i.e., the University of Phoenix Online BSN or MSN program), and employed for at least two years at a VAMC. Recipients also must serve a period of full-time service.Visit the VA Web site for more information.

The U.S. Public Health Service.
Loans, scholarships, and loan repayment for students in the health professions, including dentistry, public health, optometry, and veterinary medicine.

Discover Nursing.
Searchable database of nursing scholarships.

The Bureau of Health Professions. Directory of grants and loans for students, including nursing and veterinary medicine.

American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Grants and Scholarships.

Must be a member and matriculated into a Master’s of Nursing program, Post-MS NP program, or Doctoral program to be eligible.

American Nurses Foundation.
Offers a grants program supporting the career development of nurses.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing.
Professonal Nursing Network featured scholarships.

American School Health Association Scholarships
Provides a scholarship application.

Association of Operating Room Nurses Scholarships.
Several scholarships are available, offered once a year through the foundation.

National Student Nurses Association Foundation Scholarships.
Awards $100,000 in scholarships to nursing students nationwide.

Scholarships, Fellowships, and Postdoctoral Awards in Medical Fields.
Aid for dentistry, medicine, nursing, ophthalmology, optometry, pharmacology, public health, and veterinary science.

Tylenol College Scholarships.
Assists undergraduate and graduate students fund their education.

US Public Health Department.
Grants and loan forgiveness programs are available for individuals who are willing to serve in rural and under-served areas for a specified period of time after graduation.