The Thomas Edison State College Foundation manages or provides the funds for the following scholarships to be awarded to nursing students at the College.
- Helene Fuld Health Trust Scholarship Fund
- Janssen Pharmaceuticals Scholarship
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Scholarship
- Thomas Edison State College Foundation Nursing Scholarship
- W. Cary Edwards Foundation Nursing Scholarship
Other Nursing Scholarships offered by other organizations and specifically directed toward nursing students are listed below:
- American Association of Colleges of Nursing Resources
- AORN Scholarships and Grants
- HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program
- Institute For Nursing Scholarships
- Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund
- MinorityNurse Nursing Scholarships
- National Institutes of Health (NIH) Undergraduate Scholarship Program
- National Student Nurses Association
- NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Scholarship Resources
- Nursing Scholarships and Financial Aid Resources
- A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship
- AfterCollege and AACN Nursing Scholarship
- American Association of University Women Scholarship
- Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program
- Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship
- CampusRN Scholarships - Annual
- Community Visiting Nurse Association 9th Annual Nursing Scholarship
- March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarship
- March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarship
- National Health Service Corps
- NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Scholarships
- Promise of Nursing Regional Faculty Fellowship
2014-2015 Scholarship Award Year
Applications are now being accepted for the General Award Cycle of the 2014-2015 Scholarship Award Year.
If you have questions about our scholarships, please email the Scholarship Committee.
Please check the many scholarships listed on our Outside Scholarships page, including the site for Military/Family Members scholarship opportunities.
A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship: Five $1000 scholarships are available to students enrolled in an associate?s, bachelor?s, or graduate level program at an accredited school in the fields of gerontology, medicine, nursing,social work, sociology, or long-term care administration. Deadline is April 30, 2014. Essay topic and details can be found at http://www.aplaceformom.com/scholarship
If you have any questions please contact Angel Ridout at [email protected]
Deadline: October 31
AfterCollege.com and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing provide $20,000 each year toward nursing scholarships. Four times each year, they give $2,500 to 2 students who are seeking a BSN, MSN or a Doctorate in Nursing, and the next application deadline is coming up soon.
View additional scholarship information.
American Association of University Women is awarding a $1,000 scholarship locally to a female undergrad student who has taken a non-traditional path to college.
The Medford chapter of the AAUW is looking for a female Burlington County resident currently attending any college in New Jersey whose college education was delayed or interrupted because life got in the way.
The application deadline is March 31st and must include a letter of
recommendation as well as a 500 word essay.
To get more information and link for the application, visit http://medford-nj.aauw.net/
The scholarship program is for baccalaureate or higher degree nursing and anesthesia students. In 2014, ANCA will be selecting up to 15 students to receive $3,000 scholarships.
For 2014, 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.
View the ANCA website for more information.
The Barbara Rhomberg Excellence in Nursing Scholarship is awarded each year to five, non-traditional, fulltime students pursuing undergraduate degrees in nursing. All scholarship winners receive a non-renewable scholarship of $1,000 payable directly to the institution in which they are enrolled.
Undergraduate nursing programs are those offering an associate or bachelor’s degree in nursing. Non-traditional students are those students who postponed the pursuit of a college degree after high school, or had their college careers interrupted, and instead entered the workforce, or military or fulfilled a family or non-profit obligation
View additional information and eligibility criteria scholarship information.
CampusRN’s nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN will award six $2500 scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region. Thomas Edison State College is registered with CampusRN for scholarship purposes.
Application deadline: May 1st each year
Download the Rules, Regulations, and Application.
Applicants must be a resident of Somerset County, New Jersey, and be enrolled in a National League for Nursing or Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education accredited nursing program within the State of New Jersey. The student must also have completed at least one semester of Nursing with an accumulative grade point average of 3.0 or higher. The award will be based on evaluation of academic achievement, letters of recommendation and personal essay.
Applicants are instructed to visit Community Visiting Nurse Associations' website application. The scholarship program can be found under the Specialty Programs tab. Application deadline is April 11, 2014.
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 education with a focus on maternal-child nursing.
Visit marchofdimes.com/scholarship for more information and to apply.
Applications are being accepted for the Marcia Granucci Memorial Nursing Scholarship. This scholarship is open to New Jersey residents who hold part-time or full-time graduate status at a National League of Nursing (NLN)-accredited educational institution, current licensure, and a minimum 3.0 grade point average. The application deadline is May 15, 2014.
The Marcia Granucci Nursing Scholarship Fund was established in 1995 to continue the professional legacy of its namesake by providing scholarships to graduate nursing students who intend to pursue an educational concentration in psychiatric/mental health, community health nursing.
Information is available at www.vnahg.org.
The National Health Service Corps is a program where a Nursing student can apply for scholarship while in school or can apply for loan repayment after graduation. They must work in a medically underserved area of the country and in turn they will get their loans repaid tax free. They can choose where in the country they wish to work. The PDF file provides an overview of the programs.
- National Health Service Corps Scholarships pay for tuition, fees, a monthly stipend, and other reasonable educational expenses for up to four years. After graduation, students serve at least two years at a National Health Service Corps approved site in a high-need area.
- The National Health Service Corps Loan Repayment Program has an initial award of up to $60,000 for two years of full-time service a National Health Service Corps approved site in a high-need area. After the initial two-year commitment, providers may be eligible to receive additional support in exchange for continued service; up to $170,000 for five years of service. With continued service beyond five years, clinicians may be able to pay off all their student loans.
View the National Health Service Corps website for more information.
Scholarships are available from the NLN Foundation for Nursing Education.
Apply by April 30, 2014
The NLN Foundation awards scholarships to encourage more seasoned and ethnically diverse nurses to become nurse educators.
Awards range from $4,000 to $8,000. Candidates must be NLN members.
The Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association, Inc. has announced that the faculty fellowship is open to all baccalaureate prepared nurses who are looking to pursue a career as a nurse educator and who are currently enrolled in state approved Master's or Doctoral programs within the state of New Jersey.
Applications can easily be downloaded at www.nsna.me/fellowship-app
All completed applications, along with supporting documentation must be received by Friday, March 7, 2014. Please contact Jasmine Melendez, MA at [email protected] with any questions regarding the application.