The Crown College Nursing Department wants to help its students find financial resources to make paying for school much more affordable.  The below links are in no way affiliated with Crown College, but rather, they are additional opportunities for potential nursing students to explore.  If you have any questions, feel free to contact the Nursing Department at 952.446.4482.

Nursing Specific Scholarship Websites

  1. Discover Nursing
  2. Oncology Nursing Society
  3. American Association of Colleges of Nursing
  4. Nurse Web
  5. Health Resources and Services Administration
  6. College Foundation of North Carolina
  7. Minority Nurse.Com
  8. Visit CampusRN to search for thousands of jobs and scholarships.

Foundations and Organizations

AARP Andrus Foundation
601 E. Street NW
Washington, DC 20049

Active Duty Nurse Corps Educational Benefits provides full scholarships for students intereseted in becoming a Nurse Anesthetist as well as the Health Professions Loan Repayment Program in Exchange for active duty service in the U.S. Army.

American Association of Critical-Care Nurses (AACN) awards $1,500 per academic year to students who complete baccalaureate or graduate degree programs in nursing.

American Assembly for Men in Nursing Foundation and Johnson & Johnson?s Campaign for Nursing?s Future are offering a new $1,000 scholarship program for male students pursuing professional nursing education programs.

Alpha Kappa Alpha
5656 South Stony Island Ave.
Chicago, IL 60637

American Nurses Association
600 Maryland Avenue SW
Suite 100 W
Washington, DC 20024-2571

Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program
Contact: Director of Health Professions
Phone: (800) 531-5980
Amount: Full tuition and fees, books and monthly stipend

Army ROTC Nurse Officer Program provides scholarship, leadership, and job opportunities to prospective undergraduate college nursing students.

Brain Track Nursing Schools Scholarship is awarded biannually to currently enrolled nursing students. This essay contest provides $1,000 first place and $500 runner-up awards.

Bureau of Health Professions
Student Assistance Division
5600 Fishers Lane Rockville, MD 20859
California State University, Long Beach
Faculty and Staff Relations,
Suite 222 400 Golden Shore
Long Beach, CA 90802-4275

Chi Eta Phi Sorority Inc. awards $50,000 annually in scholarships at the national, regional, and local levels to minority nursing students.

Department of Education
Federal Student Aid Programs
P.O. Box 84
Washington, DC 20044
800- 4FEDAID

Department of Veterans Affairs (VA) Pre- and Post-Doctoral Nurse Fellowship Program
or call your local VA medical facility or 202-273-8373

DHHS-Health Resources and Services Administration
Bureau of Health Professions, DSA
5600 Fishers Lane, Room 936
Rockville, MD 20857
(866) 813-3753 toll free
(301) 443-3232

Emergency Nurses Association
Phone: (847) 698-9400 or (800) 900-9659
E-mail: awards a $250 scholarship to a qualified student with a disability. Preference is given to undergraduates.

The Indian Health Service (IHS) administers a program to help repay undergraduate and graduate loans of health professionals in return for full-time clinical service in Indian health programs.

Kappa Kappa Gamma Foundation
530 East Town Street
P.O. Box 38 Columbus, OH 43216

Marion D. & Eva S. Peeples Foundation
Contact: Judith Leavitt, VP & Trust Officer
Phone: (317) 321-8189
Fax: (317) 321-8588
Deadline: March 3
Amount: Up to $2,500

National Alaska Native American Indian Nurses Association (NANAINA) awards 10 student members enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate nursing program with $500 Merit Awards annually.

National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) awards $2,000 annually to students earning a master's degree in a maternal-child nursing program and $1,000 to student members enrolled in any level nursing program, including baccalaureate.

National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) offers a Student Nurse of the Year award to an NBNA member in pursuit of a baccalaureate or other advanced nursing degree.

National Health Service Corps, a division of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, has information about scholarships and loan repayment programs for health care professionals who practice in a medically underserved area.

National League for Nursing
10 Columbus Circle New York, NY 10019
Publication # 41-408 lists sources of funds for masters and doctoral study

Naval Reserve Loan Repayment Program and Stipend Program
Commander Naval Reserve Recruiting Command
Medical Programs Division (Code 23)
4400 Dauphine Street New Orleans, LA 70146-5001 1-

Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program administered by The Division of Nursing at HRSA, is available for registered nurses. Participants must serve at a health facility in an underserved area to receive loan repayments.

Oncology Nursing Society Foundation awards academic scholarships specifically for students pursuing bachelor's degrees.

Sigma Theta Tau International
Honor Society of Nursing
550 West North Street Indianapolis, IN 46202-3191

Tafford Uniforms is doing its part to support the development of this critical profession. Beginning in June 2007, Tafford will award two (2) $1,000 scholarships each semester to nursing students in accredited US nursing programs.

US Army Health Professions Scholarship Program
Contact: Cpt. Ryan Curl
Phone: (612) 625-3062
Amount: Unspecified

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