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The College of Nursing is now working in conjunction with UMSL's Office of Financial Aid to offer a common scholarship application. To be considered for a variety of need and merit-based endowed scholarships, nursing students must complete an application through the Office of Financial Aid each year by April 1. Students must meet the following minimum qualifications to be considered; however, some scholarships may require a higher GPA and/or additional application materials:
- Admitted to the College of Nursing as one of the following:
- Clinical student in one of the 3 Pre-Licensure BSN Options
- RN to BSN student
- Graduate student (MSN, DNP or PhD)
- 2.5 cumulative GPA for undergraduate students; 3.0 cumulative GPA for graduate students
- Completed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
Two-Step Application Process
The scholarship application has two parts: The General Application and scholarship-specific applications. All students must complete the General Application before they can apply to specific scholarships. Once the General Application is complete, one of two things will happen:
- The General Application will automatically be applied to those scholarship opportunities that don’t require additional information.
- The student will be able to apply to specific scholarships that have additional questions.
Please take a few minutes to read through the scholarship application tutorial before submitting your application.
If you have questions about submitting the scholarship application or completing the FAFSA, please contact the Office of Financial Aid. If you have questions about the scholarships themselves, please contact the College of Nursing.
A variety of external scholarships are also available to nursing students. Please click on the links below to find out more. Additional information on external scholarships, including scholarship application tips, can be found here.
|Concussion Awareness Scholarship||12/07|
|Nursing USAF flyer|
|Nursing USAF Scholarships for MSN or DNP|
|Missouri Nurses Foundation Scholarship||
|Susan K. Goddard St. Louis Children's Hospital Scholarship||
|Visiting Nurse Association of Greater St. Louis Scholarship||
|Florissant Elks Ladies Scholarship||
|HCA Corris Boyd Scholarship||
|Missouri Nurses Association (MONA)||
|Betty Jean Kerr Scholarship||
|Visiting Nurse Foundation Ursula Johnson-Bracy 2014 Scholarship||
|March of Dimes scholarship for graduate Nursing students||
|Mound City Medical Forum Minority Nursing Students Scholarship||
|Advanced Practice Nurses of the Ozarks Scholarship||
|Socratic Professional Nurses Scholarship Award||
|Cherokee "A Nurse I Am" Scholarship||
|Dr. Willard C. Scrivner Public Health Foundation scholarship for graduate students||
|ANP Foundation Scholarship and Grant Program||
|Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis Scholarship||
|Army Nurse Corps Association Nursing Scholarship Program||
|RWJF New Careers in Nursing Scholarship||
|HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program||
|Jefferson County Association of School Nurses Scholarship|
AACN and AfterCollege
Tenet Future Nurses Program
This program will pay up to $5,000 a semester for tuition, books, fees, etc.
Tenet Loan Repayment Program
Tenet will make your loan payment on your Nursing school loans up to $400.00 a month.
For detailed information call Nicole Cooper at 314-268-7789 or email firstname.lastname@example.org
- The Scholarship Foundation of St. Louis Interest-Free Loan Program (applications are available at www.sfstl.org).
- Health Professional Nursing Student Loans
- Professional and Practical Nursing Student Loans
- Financial aid is available to students pursuing careers as licensed practical nurses or professional nurses in underserved areas of Missouri. The financial aid provided to nursing students consists of loans for undergraduate, graduate, and post-graduate training that may be forgiven, or written off, in exchange for service in an underserved area.