Deadline: January 13, 2012
WHO IS ELIGIBLE?
U.S. citizens and students with an Alien Registration number currently enrolled in state-approved schools of nursing or pre-nursing in associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, generic doctorate, and generic master’s programs. Funds are not available for graduate study unless it is for a first degree in nursing. RN to BSN/MSN and LPN/LVN to RN students are also eligible.
HOW MUCH MONEY IS AVAILABLE?
The NSNA Foundation awards over $125,000 annually in the general scholarship program. Scholarships range from $1,000 to $2,500.
PROMISE OF NURSING SCHOLARSHIPS are available in selected regions of the US. Your school/college of nursing’s zip code determines eligibility for this new scholarship program which is supported by fund-raising events sponsored by Johnson & Johnson. Funds for this scholarship program are supported by contributors in selected regions.
WHAT CRITERIA ARE USED FOR SELECTION?
The scholarships are based on academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in nursing student organizations and community activities related to health care. Additional criteria may be required by some sponsors.
WHEN WILL THE SCHOLARSHIPS BE AWARDED?
Scholarships are awarded in the spring of 2012 for use the 2012 – 2013 academic year.
The Foundation of the National Student Nurses’ Association
Attention: Undergraduate Scholarship Program
45 Main Street Suite 606
Brooklyn, NY 11201
Contact: (718) 210-0705.