A Nursing student sitting outside Weaver Densford Hall filling out a scholarship application

Thanks to generous friends and alumni, the School of Nursing is able to offer financial assistance through scholarships.

How to Apply for a Scholarship

How to Apply for a Scholarship

Application available: April 1

Students eligible to apply will receive an email with more information.

Application deadlines:

  • BSN - May 13 at 8:00 a.m.
  • MN - N/A
  • DNP - May 13 at 11:00 p.m.
  • PhD - N/A

Award Notification: July 2023

MN students - at the time of admission
PhD students are eligible for significant financial assistance in their first two years. No specific scholarship application is needed.

* Only BSN students who did not enter the program as Freshmen are eligible for scholarship consideration. BSN students who were admitted as freshmen were considered for scholarships awards at the time of admission.


Awarded $2.3 million in scholarships during the 2020-21 academic year.


Complete the Specific Scholarship Process for Your Program

Each degree has a specific process for students to apply and potentially obtain School of Nursing scholarships.

External Scholarships and Funding

Students should pursue all avenues to obtain financial support to fund their nursing education. There are many opportunities in which money can be secured externally through professional organizations, non-profits, government agencies, or corporations.

Look for External Scholarships and Funding