Department of Nursing

Scholarship Opportunities


All nursing scholarship and grant opportunity announcements are posted frequently during the academic semester.

The Nurse Candidate Program (NCP)

The Nurse Candidate Program (NCP) is a U.S Navy financial assistance program for students enrolled in a CCNE or ACEN accredited baccalaureate nursing program. Students are eligible to receive up to $34,000 while attending school, including a $10,000 signing bonus and a $1000 monthly stipend. Upon graduation, candidates receive a commission as an officer in the U.S Navy Nurse Corps.

Eligibility Requirements

  • U.S Citizen
  • Cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above
  • Full-time student
  • Degree must be completed within 24 months
  • Degree must be completed by age 42


  • Candidates who enter the program and receive benefits for up to 12 months agree to serve on active duty as a Nurse Corps officer for four (4) years;
  • Candidates who enter the program and receive benefits for greater than 12 months will agree to serve on active duty as a Nurse Corps officer for five (5) years. 


Application deadline: Jan-June

To apply, see websites below:


For questions, please call (Mon-Fri 9am-6pm): 301-467-7896 or email<

Thurgood Marshall College Fund

TMCF offers four types of unique scholarships that are merit, plus need-based designed to address the financial needs of students attending TMCF member-schools. The awards process is highly competitive and the awards are given to outstanding and qualified students who plan to earn a baccalaureate, graduate or law degree from an accredited college or university. Occasionally, we may offer scholarships to students not attending one of our member-schools.

Since its inception, hundreds of companies and foundations have funded a TMCF scholarship. Our scholarship partners allow TMCF to award scholarships that are designed to complement the financial aid students receive from other sources for tuition and other education expenses, such as books and housing. As a result of our efforts, an increasing number of students are able to attend and complete college at an affordable cost.

F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarship 

F.A. Davis is delighted to offer our annual $1,500 graduate nursing scholarship opportunity.

This scholarship reflects our continual commitment to the education of nurses and recognizes the very special nature of those who have chosen to embark on this challenging, yet rewarding career path.

Award amount: $1,500 • See more...

A Place for Mom Scholarship 

A Place for Mom is proud to offer a scholarship to university students interested in the fields of aging and gerontology. As North America's largest senior living referral service, we know the importance of supporting the training and education of our future senior care leaders.

This scholarship will be awarded to a citizen or a Permanent Resident of the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec) who is enrolled and currently taking classes at an accredited college or university in the United States or Canada (excluding Quebec), and will grant selected applicants a $1,000 financial donation for their compelling submissions on senior living.

National Black Nurses Association Scholarship (NBNA)

NURSE CORPS Scholarship Program

The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program application will be available soon. Eligibility is open to students who are U.S. Citizens, nationals or lawful permanent residents and are enrolled or accepted in an accredited diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate nursing program; including Registered Nurse (RN) to Bachelor of Science (BSN) Bridge Programs.

Scholarship support includes tuition, required fees, other reasonable educational costs, and a monthly living stipend (all taxable) for up to four years.For each year of financial support, a NURSE Corps Scholarship recipient serves one year at a NURSE Corps-approved facility in one of many high-need urban, rural, or frontier communities. The Program requires a minimum 2-year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent).

Application deadline: TBA

For Questions, please call (Mon-Fri 8am-8pm):

1-800 221-9393 or email

Apple HBCU Scholarship Program

Maryland Delegate Scholarship Program

Senatorial Scholarship for Legislative District 23 Award

NAACP Scholarship Opportunities

Hispanic Scholarship Fund Scholarship Listing

Please visit the link below for access to the latest scholarship opportunities available for undergraduate and graduate nursing students!

Soroptimist Bowie-Crofton (Live Your Dream Award)

JLV College Counseling Scholarship Bank

Please visit the link below for updated Scholarship opportunities for undergraduate students.

Hungry For Education Scholarship Program

The Tom Joyner Foundation (TJF) and Denny's Corporation have partnered to offer the Hungry for Education (HFE) Scholarship Program.  Students have the opportunity to apply for a $2,500 scholarship award!

Visit: to access the online application.

Application deadline: TBA

Questions may be submitted to:

FNP Scholarship Opportunity

The March of Dimes is pleased to once again offer several $5,000.00 scholarships to recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies.  The scholarship application is available online at:


via email request to

Application deadline: TBA

For additional information, contact Mary E. Lavan at

APRN Certification 

ANCC is offering your graduating APRN students a SAVINGS on their APRN certification

NIH Clinical Nursing Residency Program

The NIH Clinical Research Nursing Residency Program is designed to assist the newly licensed graduate nurse in the transition from nursing school to professional practice and a career in clinical research nursing. The twelve month program focuses on building critical thinking, professional practice skills, and clinical competency in the context of a clinical research setting.

The residency differs from orientation in duration, focus and complexity.
Educational learning experiences include didactic classroom sessions, hands-on simulation, case studies, reflective practice, on-unit learning enhancement activities, shadow experiences, professional development and leadership activities, all under the direction of educators and preceptors.

To apply for this position (it will be listed as a Clinical Research Nurse) GS 7 FPL 11, visit

For more information about clinical research nursing at the NIH Clinical Center explore or contact our Nurse Recruiters at 800-732-5985.