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Nursing Scholarships

Realizing Potential

Financial hardship is a leading barrier to academic pursuit and success. Through the vision and generosity of a number of individuals and organizations, many deserving students at the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing have benefited from scholarship support.  Without philanthropic gifts, many of our students would not be able to complete their education, achieve career success and begin to make contributions to the communities where they will serve. We are grateful to those individuals and organizations who have joined the Ron and Kathy Assaf College of Nursing in helping our students to realize their potential in new and innovative roles in today’s changing health care system. 

Award Amount: $1,000.00

Deadline: 

  • September 15 for fall term

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time student in the BSN program
  • Documented financial need
  • Good academic standing, GPA at least 3.0
  • Good disciplinary standing
  • Be in 1st semester or beyond

Additional Information:

Contact:

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Award Amount: $1,000.00

Deadline: 

  • September 15 for fall term

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time BSN student
  • Documented financial need
  • Good academic standing, GPA at least 3.0
  • Good disciplinary standing
  • Be in 1st semester or beyond
  • Application essay must clearly indicate the interest in oncology nursing and the
    intent to provide nursing care for cancer patients. Include an explain if you have
    a background in cancer care or a personal experience that has led you to this
    interest.

Additional Information:

Contact:

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Award Amount: $1,000.00

Deadline: 

  • January 20 for winter term

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full-time MSN or BSN to DNP student in the Family Nurse Practitioner program
  • Good academic standing, GPA of at least 3.0
  • Good disciplinary standing
  • MSN students must be in the 2nd semester to the 7th semester; BSN to DNP students must be in the 2nd to 5th semester
  • Must have worked with organizations that are supporting underserved populations – as a student, volunteer, or have worked in a professional capacity with these populations.

 

Application Information:

Contact:

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Award Amount: $1,000.00

Deadline: 

  • January 20 for winter term

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time BSN student
  • Documented financial need
  • Good academic standing, GPA at least 3.0
  • Good disciplinary standing
  • Be in 1st semester or beyond

Additional Information:

Contact:

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Award Amount: $1,000.00 

Deadline:            

  • September 15 for fall term

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time BSN student
  • Documented financial need
  • Good academic standing, GPA at least 3.0
  • Good disciplinary standing
  • Be in 1st semester or beyond
  • Application essay must clearly indicate the interest in oncology nursing and the
    intent to provide nursing care for cancer patients. Include an explain if you have
    a background in cancer care or a personal experience that has led you to this
    interest.

Additional Information:

Contact:  

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Award Amount: $1,000.00 

Deadline:            

  • January 20 for winter term

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time BSN student
  • Documented financial need
  • Good academic standing, GPA at least 3.0
  • Good disciplinary standing
  • Be in 1st semester or beyond

Additional Information:

Contact:  

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline:            

  • December 1 2022

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Varies

Additional Information:

Contact

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

 

Award Amount: $1,000.00 

Deadline:            

  • January 20 for winter term

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time BSN student
  • Documented financial need
  • Good academic standing, GPA at least 3.0
  • Good disciplinary standing
  • Be in 1st semester or beyond

Additional Information:

Contact:  

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Award Amount: $1,000.00

Deadline:           

  • January 20 for winter term 

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time student in a clinical nursing program
  • Good disciplinary standing
  • Good academic standing, GPA of 3.0 or higher
  • Be in 1st semester or beyond
  • Application essay must express an interest in working with acutely or chronically
    ill children and their families and indicate the plan to seek employment in such a
    unit upon graduation.

Additional Information:

Contact:

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline:           

  • November 4, 2022

Eligibility Requirements:

  • NSU student who is enrolled in the accelerated second-degree BSN program

Additional Information:

Award Amount: Full tuition payment, or an apportioned amount of your tuition, for one year, renewal on an annual basis at the direction of the President, for up to four years.

Deadline:           

  • January 20 (winter)
  • September 15 (fall)

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Entering, first year Entry BSN applicant who has not completed another bachelor’s degree
  • Must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident and resident of Florida, as defined for in-state tuition purposes.
  • Consideration for awards will be given to students from
    • low-income family
    • school districts with high drop-out rates
    • single-parent families
    • families in which few or no members have attended college

Additional Information:

Contact:

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Award Amount: $1,000.00

Deadline:           

  • September 15 for fall term

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Full time student in the BSN program on the Miami campus
  • Documented financial need
  • Good academic standing, GPA at least 3.0
  • Good disciplinary standing
  • Be in 1st semester or beyond

Additional Information:

Contact:

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Award Amount:  $1,000.00  

Deadline: 

  • September 15 for fall term

Eligibility requirements: submit one application for consideration for all available opportunities 

  • Full time student BSN student on Fort Myers campus 
  • Documented financial need 
  • Good academic standing, GPA at least 3.0 
  • Good disciplinary standing 
  • Be in 1st semester or beyond  

Additional Information:

Contact:

Dr. Gesulla Cavanaugh
Phone: (954) 262-1980
Email: gcavanaugh@nova.edu 

Scholarships Administered by Various Agencies

Award Amount: $2,500

Deadline:           

  • Varies

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Varies

Additional Information:

Contact:

Email: mokoniewski@aacnnursing.org

 

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline:           

  • Varies

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Varies

Additional Information:

Contact:

Email: info@everynurse.org

 

Award Amount: Varies

Deadline:           

  • February 1

Eligibility Requirements:

  • You must be a resident of Palm Beach County, Broward County or Martin County.
  • You must exhibit financial need.
  • You must be accepted into a nursing program by April 1, 2022.
  • You must be enrolled for Fall 2022 classes.
  • Must maintain a minimum GPA:
    • Undergraduate: Student must maintain a 2.5 GPA.
    • Graduate:  Student must maintain a 3.0 GPA.
  • You must be attending one of the following schools in Palm Beach County, Florida:
    • Florida Atlantic University
    • Keiser University, West Palm Beach Campus
    • Nova Southeastern University, Palm Beach Gardens Campus
    • Palm Beach State College
    • Palm Beach Atlantic University
    • South University, West Palm Beach Campus
  • Graduate Nursing scholarships require applicant to have at least a Bachelor of Science in Nursing.

Additional Information:

Contact:

Email: cellwood@scholarship.org

Award Amount: $5,000

Deadline:           

  • January 31
  • April 30
  • July 31
  • October 31

Eligibility Requirements:

Additional Information:

Contact:

Email: cproulx@aacnnursing.org

Award Amount: $2,500

Deadline:           

  • February 1
  • September 1

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Maintain at least a 3.2 grade point average in current program or at last school attended.
  • Be admitted or enrolled in an entry-level baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution.
  • Winners must be in good academic standing at their institutions.

Additional Information:

Contact:

Email: cproulx@aacnnursing.org

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline:           

  • December 5, 2022

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Varies

Additional Information:

Contact:

Email: jkoenig@nphealthcarefoundation.org 

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline:           

  • December 5, 2022

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Varies

Additional Information:

Contact:

Email: jkoenig@nphealthcarefoundation.org 

Award Amount: $1,000

Deadline:           

  • November 1, 2022
  • June 1, 2023

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Be a legal U.S. resident,
  • Be an undergraduate student pursuing a bachelor's degree in nursing at an accredited U.S. nursing school,
  • Be 18 years of age or older, and
  • Must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 or higher.

Additional Information:

Contact:

Email: info@travelnursesource.com 

Grants/Opportunities/Residencies

Healthcare Professionals Loan Repayment Program

Award Amount: Up to $50,000 repayment towards nursing school loans

  • $20,000 will be applied to an education loan for each of the first two years
  • $10,000 will be applied to an education loan for the third year

Deadline: N/A

Requirements:

  • Must be a nursing professional serving on the U.S. Army Reserve health care team

Additional Information:

Investing in the Future of Nursing

A gift to student scholarships is one of the most rewarding opportunities that benefit not only the recipients but those whose lives they will touch. Scholarship gifts, in any amount, provide the satisfaction of knowing that your generosity is truly transformative and has long lasting implications. Please consider making an investment in opening doors for deserving nursing students who are being prepared to offer high quality health care services and to increase access to health care delivery across the state and beyond.

For more information on how you can make an impact on the future of a student, inspire others, and enrich your own life, please contact Shari Meehan at 954-262-1510 or smeehan@nova.edu

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