Information on various sources of student funding is provided below.
For further assistance, please contact the offices identified in the links provided.
Financial Aid Information
|UM Office of Financial Assistance Services||Go here for information on financial assistance offered by the University of Miami.|
|2013 NAHN Scholarship and NAHN Awards||The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) is delighted to announce the 2013 NAHN Scholarship and NAHN Awards application period has started. The NAHN National Association of Hispanic Nurses® is a non-profit professional association committed to the promotion of the professionalism and dedication of Hispanic nurses by providing equal access to educational, professional, and economic opportunities for Hispanic nurses. NAHN is also dedicated to the improvement of the quality of health and nursing care of Hispanic consumers.|
|AACN Professional Advancement Scholarship||Nurse Managers who want to earn bachelors' or masters' of science in nursing degrees should apply for this program. Beginning in 2009, scholarship applicants will submit an individual professional development plan as the basis for their request. Applicants will assess their knowledge and skill gaps, then describe the desired learning outcomes and how they will evaluate their success.|
|AfterCollege/AACN Scholarship||The AACN/AfterCollege Scholarships support students who are seeking a baccalaureate, masters or doctoral degree in nursing. Eight $2,500 scholarships will be awarded throughout the year.|
|The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation (AANP Foundation)||The American Academy of Nurse Practitioners Foundation (AANP Foundation) Scholarship & Grant Program is pleased to announce its 2012 offerings, available exclusively to AANP members. Please visit www.aanpfoundation.org for complete availability information, eligibility requirements, and application materials. The deadline to submit an application is September 26, 2012.|
|American Assembly for Men in Nursing Scholarship||Scholarships for male nursing students administered by Johnson & Johnson.|
|Association of Nurses in Aids Care||The Association of Nurses in Aids Care is pleased to announce the availability of three scholarships to the 2012 conference in Tucson, AZ.|
|ARMY NURSE CORPS ASSOCIATION 2013 SCHOLARSHIP PROGRAM||The Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) is sending this e-mail inform about the Scholarship Program for baccalaureate or higher degree nursing and anesthesia students. In 2013, ANCA will be selecting up to 15 students to receive $3,000 scholarships
To be eligible, applicants should meet one of the following criteria:
>Currently enrolled baccalaureate or advanced degree nursing or nurse anesthesia students who are serving or have previously served any branch of a component of the US Army (Active Army, Army National Guard and Army Reserve).
>Army Nurse Corps officers in a component of the US Army enrolled in a baccalaureate or advanced degree nursing or nurse Anesthesia program not funded by a component of the US Army.
>Enlisted soldiers serving in a component of the US Army enrolled in a baccalaureate nursing or nurse anesthesia program not funded by a component of the US Army.
>Nursing or anesthesia students whose spouse or either parent is serving of has served in a component of the US Army.
For 2013, the scholarships will be presented in memory of Captain Bruce K. Clark, a member of the United States Army Nurse Corps who, in May 2012, gave his life in service to his country while deployed to Afghanistan. He was a graduate of The College of Brockport, State University of New York and served previous assignments at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI and William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX.
|Army Nurse Corps Association Captain Joshua M. McClimans, an 2012 Memorial Scholarship Program||The Army Nurse Corps Association (ANCA) Scholarship Program for baccalaureate or higher degree nursing and anesthesia students. In 2012, ANCA will be selecting up to 15 students to receive $3,000 scholarships.
To be eligible, applicants should meet one of the following criteria:
For 2012, the scholarship program is named in memory of Captain Joshua M. McClimans, a member of the United States Army Reserve who, in April 2011, gave his life for his country during his deployment to Afghanistan. He was a native of Jamestown, PA and a graduate of the University of Akron School of Nursing in Ohio.
|Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program||In 2013, ANCA will be selecting up to 15 students to receive $3,000 scholarships. For 2013, the scholarships will be presented in memory of Captain Bruce K. Clark, a member of the United States Army Nurse Corps who, in May 2012, gave his life in service to his country while deployed to Afghanistan. He was a graduate of The College of Brockport, State University of New York and served previous assignments at Tripler Army Medical Center, Honolulu, HI and William Beaumont Army Medical Center, El Paso, TX.|
|Army ROTC||Information on Army ROTC undergraduate nursing scholarships and the Nurse Summer Training Program.|
|Army ROTC Nursing Scholarships||Whether you’re a college-bound high school student or already attending a college or university, Army ROTC has scholarships available. Scholarships are awarded based on a student’s merit and grades, not necessarily financial need. For further information download this informative PDF, visit www.goarmy.com/rotc/scholarships.com, or contact Scholarship Enrollment Officer Major Wally Gallart at phone number: (305) 348-1619 or by e-mail: email@example.com.|
|BrainTrack Nursing Schools Scholarship||The BrainTrack Nursing Schools Scholarship runs two times a year, awarding $1000 for a best essay entry and $500 for the runnerup. Winners will be selected based on the creativity, focus, overall thoughtfulness, accuracy, and practical value of responses to essay questions. The questions ask students about how they chose nursing, their experiences as a nursing student, and their suggestions for prospective nurses. Deadlines for submission are November 1st and March 1st.|
|Dade Community Foundation Jennet Colliflower Keys Scholarship||This scholarship seeks to assist those who will dedicate their lives to caring for the health of children. Specifically, the fund provides scholarships to students in their junior or senior year of an undergraduate nursing degree, who are Florida residents and enrolled full-time in a Florida public or private university.|
|FEUNAA Scholarship||The Far Eastern University Nursing Alumni Association (FEUNAA), Florida Chapter, Inc. invites senior nursing students enrolled in an Associate or Baccalaureate Nursing Program to apply for a scholorship award of $500.|
|Florida Navy Nurse Corps Association||The Florida Navy Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Committee has established a fund to award scholarships to deserving nursing students and/or Registered Nurses to continue their studies for a baccalaureate or graduate degree in nursing. The amount of the award will be $1,000. At this time we anticipate awarding one scholarship for 2012.|
|Florida Nurses Foundation Scholarship and Research Grants||The Florida Nurses Foundation exists to promote nursing and delivery of healthcare through the advancement of research, education and practice. Each year, funds are provided to registered nurses and students for scholarships and research grants.|
|HCSF Scholarship Award||The Health Council of South Florida (HCSF) established an Annual Scholarship Award in 2009 to address the healthcare professional shortage in our community. A portion of the proceeds from the HCSF Annual Meeting will help raise funds to enable the HCSF to carry on its mission in Miami-Dade and Monroe Counties and contribute to the Scholarship Fund.|
|Helene Fuld Health Trust Scholarship||The Helene Fuld Trust Scholarship provides financial aid to students enrolled in the Accelerated Second Degree Baccalaureate Program at the UM School of Nursing & Health Studies. Scholarships are awarded to full-time nursing students beginning in January 2013 and are based on academic achievement and financial need. Eligible students must complete and submit this application by April 15, for May 2013.|
|Hispanic College Fund||Scholarships for Hispanic students available through The Hispanic College Fund.|
|HRSA Scholarship Program||Graduate scholarships for family nurse practitioner, nurse midwifery, and physician assistant students administered by the U.S Health Resources Services Administration.|
|HRSA Nursing Scholarship||The purpose of the NURSE Corps Scholarship Program (NURSE Corps SP) is to provide scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2-year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses. Scholarships are awarded competitively and consist of payment for tuition, required school fees, Other Reasonable Costs and a monthly support stipend. Application Submission Deadline: May 2, 2013, 7:30 pm EST|
|Kaiser Family Foundation Barbara Jordan Health PolicyScholars Program||Nine-week opportunity for college seniors and recent college graduates interested in racial and health disparities to obtain experience in the policy-making process in Washington, D.C.|
|Leonard M. Miller School of Medicine Nursing Scholars Program||Through its Nursing Scholarship Program, the Miller School provides full tuition plus a stipend for books for students in the Accelerated BSN program. Students selected to receive scholarships commit to full-time employment at the UHealth-Miller School of Medicine Hospital System for a consecutive thirty-six month period following their graduation.|
|March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarship||To recognize and promote excellence in nursing care of mothers and babies, the March of Dimes offers several $5,000 scholarships annually to registered nurses enrolled in graduate programs of maternal-child nursing.|
|Miami Springs Woman's Club Lena Pearl Wheeler Nursing Scholarship||Scholarship for non-traditional students who have overcome life challenges administered by the Miami Springs Woman's Club.|
|Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship||The Johnson & Johnson/AACN Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars program provides financial support to graduate nursing students from minority backgrounds who agree to teach in a school of nursing after graduation. Applicants must be enrolled full-time in a doctoral nursing program or a clinically-focused master's degree program.|
|National Association Of Hispanic Nurses Scholorship||The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) is offering $40,000 in scholarships to bilingual/bicultural students pursuing careers in the nursing field. The scholarships, funded by United Health Foundation, are part of the Avanzamos con Ayuda de United Health Foundation (We Advance with Support by United Health Foundation) program aimed at increasing the number of qualified, bilingual/bicultural Hispanic student nurses|
|National Black Nursing Association Scholarships||Scholarships for Black and African-American nursing students administered by the National Back Nurses’ Association. Applicants must be members of the local chapter to qualify.|
|NIH Undergraduate Scholarship Program||Service undergraduate scholarships for disadvantaged individuals interested in careers in biomedical health research administered by the National Institutes of Health.|
|NLN Foundation for Nursing Education||Attention master's and doctoral students, are you pursuing an advanced nursing or related degree in preparation for a career as a full-time academic nurse educator? Three scholarships are available from the NLN Foundation for Nursing Education. Apply by April 30, 2013.|
|Nurse Practitioner Council of Palm Beach County – FNP Students||The Nurse Practitioner Council of Palm Beach County would like to take this opportunity to announce its semi-annual Scholarship Award. Current scholarship deadline for this time of year is underway. Each year, the Council provides scholarship monies to one student who demonstrates an active enrollment in a Nurse Practitioner Program. The monetary award may be used for books, tuition, or other school related expenses.|
|NPHF/AstraZeneca Diversity Scholarships Program||Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation (NPHF) awards three (3) scholarships to minority Nurse Practitioner graduate students.|
|NPHF/Purdue Pharma L.P. Pain Management Awards||NPHF offers five (5) awards to graduate Nurse Practitioner students or practicing Nurse Practitioners to support research or educational projects related to pain management.|
|NPHF/sanofi pasteur "Health Through Immunizations" Awards||NPHF offers three (3) awards to graduate Nurse Practitioner students or practicing Nurse Practitioners whose research or educational project is in the area of immunizations.|
|NSF Graduate Research Fellowship Program||The National Science Foundation's Graduate Research Fellowship Program (GRFP) helps ensure the vitality of the human resource base of science and engineering in the United States and reinforces its diversity. The program recognizes and supports outstanding graduate students in NSF-supported science, technology, engineering, and mathematics disciplines who are pursuing research-based master's and doctoral degrees in the U.S. and abroad. The NSF welcomes applications from all qualified students and strongly encourages under-represented populations, including women, under-represented racial and ethnic minorities, and persons with disabilities, to apply for this fellowship.|
|Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholarship: Accelerated BSN||The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholarship is a one-time award for full-time Nursing majors, beginning in JAN 2013 and MAY 2013, in the Accelerated BSN program. The scholarship award is $10,000 per recipient; fifteen award recipients will be selected. Students must have completed a 2012-2013 FAFSA, demonstrate financial need, not be funded by NCBH, demonstrate scholastic achievement, submit a one-page written essay explaining why you are interested in nursing and need for financial support, provide a professional/academic letter of reference and must be admitted to the school. Preference will be given to underrepresented minority students (e.g Black or African American, Hispanic or Latino,American Indian or Alaska Native, and any Asian or Pacific Islander group other than Chinese, Filipino, Japanese, Korean, Asian Indian, or Thai). Eligible students must complete and submit this application by October 1, 2012 for JAN 2013 and March 1, 2012 for MAY 2013.|
|Senior COSTEP: Commissioned Officer Student Training and Extern Program at the Federal Bureau of the Prisons||Clinical opportunity to work with the nation's inmate population. The program provides more than $3,000 per month for academic training.|
|State Farm Companies Hispanic Scholarship Fund||State Farm Companies Foundation provides $2,500 scholarships to 20 Hispanic college students every year through its relationship with the Hispanic Scholarship Fund.|
|Sheridan Regional Allied Health Scholarships||Sheridan Healthcare, Inc., a hospital-based, multispecialty practice management company based in Sunrise that is the largest anesthesia services provider in the country, has launched the Sheridan Regional Allied Health Scholarships offering two individual $10,000 scholarships for student registered nurse anesthetists enrolled in specific programs in South Florida. The company is awarding certified registered nurse anesthetist job offers in South Florida that must be accepted with the scholarships..|
|TENET Scholarship Program||Tenet Healthcare Foundation has established a healthcare scholarship program to assist students who plan to continue education in college or vocational programs. Scholarships are offered each year for full-time study at selected accredited colleges and universities.|
|Tylenol® Scholarship||Now in its 17th year, the program helps students who are pursuing careers in the medical field manage the rising costs of education. This year, we’re proud to award $5,000 – $10,000 scholarships totaling $250,000 to forty outstanding students based on leadership qualities and academic performance.|
|University of Miami ARMY ROTC||ROTC provides you with excellent leadership training and the foundation needed for future military or civilian success. Full tuition is paid if student qualifies. All UM cadets are assured a grant amounting up to 25% of UM tuition. Available for one, two, three, and four year terms for all academic majors. $1200 annual textbook allowance and monthly non-taxable $300-$500 stipend depending on year in program.|
|University of Miami Women's Guild Scholarship, Miami-Dade County Chapter||Women, age 22 or over, whose previous academic achievement has been above average and whose undergraduate studies have been interrupted or postponed for one year or more due to family, career, monetary or other personal reasons are eligible for this scholorship. Additionally, applicants must be currently accepted to or enrolled in a degree-seeking program the University of Miami, be enrolled at least 9 credit hours and have a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or above. Applicants must be residents of Miami-Dade County prior to attending the University of Miami.|
|Nursing Scholarships||Listing of 26 scholarships administered by various agencies.|