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External Scholarships

The links below are a great resource guide that simplify the scholarship search process.

Nursing Specific Scholarships

Health Resources and Services Administration | HRSA - HRSA health professions loan repayment, scholarship and loan programs help to encourage and enable clinicians to work in underserved areas. (CLOSED-2018 scholarship cycle deadli| AACN 

National Student Nurses Association | NSNA | The NSNA Foundation awards over $345,000 annually in the general scholarship and promise of nursing programs. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $5,000.

American Psychiatric Nurses Association | Nursing students from across the United States were invited to apply.

American Academy of CPR and First Aid | Proud  sponsor of  the “Save a Life” Scholarship, includes two $1,500 awards offered exclusively to students majoring in the healthcare and education fields.

BestNursingDegree.com | Information on various specialties and degrees related to nursing, includes a $2,500 scholarship offered four times a year.

The Nurses Make a Difference Scholarshipis an annual $1,000 scholarship awarded to an aspiring nurse who is currently enrolled in an undergraduate nursing program or is a high school student who has been accepted to a nursing program. The winning applicant will provide the best 200-300 word essay on the topic of how nurses can make a difference in people’s lives.

Salem Hospital Scholarship Application| Each year, area students receive academic scholarships to further their education in medically related fields of study.

Oregon & Northwest Specific Scholarships

Oregon Student Access | Over 10 million dollars in scholarships are available to students.

The Ford Family Foundation | The Foundation offers a suite of financial and program resources in Oregon, Siskiyou County, California and, in some cases, other regions. Many recipients enthusiastically declare that the Scholarship Programs are about “so much more than the money.”

CASA of Oregon | Making College Affordable | The Matched College Savings Program provides a 5-to-1 match on the money you save.

The Soroptimist Women’s Opportunity Awards Program | The Women’s Opportunity Awards program assists women who provide the primary source of financial support for their families by giving them the resources they need to improve their education, skills and employment prospects.

Minority Student Scholarships

Gates Millennium Scholars | Multiple scholarships available

American Indian College Fund | The American Indian College Fund also provides scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students attending any other accredited public and non-profit private college all across the United States.

Hispanic Association of College and Universities | Denny's Hungry for Education Scholarship: $1,000, NASCAR/Wendell Scott Sr. Award: $2,200, Travelers Scholarship: $5,000

National Association of Hispanic Nurses | Scholarship awards are presented to NAHN members enrolled in accredited LVN/LPN, associate, diploma, baccalaureate, and graduate nursing programs..

Free Scholarship Databases

Scholarship Nursing | CampusRN has $15,000 in Scholarships Available to Nursing & Allied Health Students.

The SmartStudent Guide to Financial Aid | Savings, calculators, tips, and more to assist your search for financial aid.

After College | Where your career begins!

FastWeb | Access over 1.5 million scholarships to help you pay for college.

Edudaris | Free resource with videos, worksheets, and other cool stuff to help you write your essays and win scholarships

Discover Nursing | A scholarship resource with over 300 scholarship listings.

Scholarship Tips | Get organized and start your scholarship search early

Nursing Scholarship Program | In exchange for the scholarship, upon graduation, the newly minted nurses work at facilities to alleviate nursing shortages for at least 2 years.

International Student Scholarship | Search for scholarships available for international students studying in the U.S.