Nursing Scholarships - National and Local


National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) offers the following awards for to honor Hispanic nurses for their work: Ildaura Murillo-Rohde Award for Education Excellence, the Henrietta Villaescusa Community Service Award, the Janie Menchaca Wilson Leadership Award, and the Sarah Gomez Erlach Humanitarian Award. Deadline: Early April.

Poster Contests

Poster contests represent an opportunity for students with artistic ability to gain recognition and stand out.

Scholarships for Children of Active-duty Police and Firefighters

Below you will find scholarships for children of police and firefighters, but there other scholarships too, read the scholarships for your location carefully.


National Scholarships

Credit Union Scholarship

Credit Unions all over the country are offering high school students scholarships.  Because there are hundreds of credit unions and because their guidelines vary from one to the next here are some of the basics.  Most Credit Union Scholarships are for high school seniors with application deadlines in March.  The number and amount of scholarships vary.  In addition, there are other requirements like membership (it's not hard to do, just open an account), most require it, but not all.  Below is a listing of just of few of the credit unions that offer scholarships.

Minority and Underrepresented Environmental Literacy Program

The Minority and Underrepresented Environmental Literacy Program was established to provide scholarships to minority and underrepresented individuals.  The students must be academically talented and must pursue an undergraduate degree or master’s program in one of the following areas: Environmental engineering, Chemical engineering, Civil engineering, Mechanical engineering, Agricultural engineering, Biology, Geology, Wildlife management, Natural resource planning, Natural resources or a closely related field, En

Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship

The Marguerite Ross Barnett Memorial Scholarship is a need-based scholarship for students who are attending school part-time while working.  The student must be 18 years old and demonstrate financial need.  The eligibility will be determined by a participating  institution (pdf).



Kids' Chance Scholarship Program

Children between the ages of 17 and 22 years whose parent was seriously injured or died in a work related accident may be eligible for a scholarship from Kids’ Chance Inc. of Missouri.  Further eligibility requirements include being a Missouri resident, having an expected family contribution (EFC) of $12,000 or less and enrolling at least half-time at a participating Missouri school (pdf).

A+ Scholarship Program

Effective August 28, 2010, the Missouri Department of Higher Education (MDHE) began administering the postsecondary scholarship component of the A+ program. Further details regarding the transition and other program changes will be available on this web page as they become available. Check back often for the most current information.