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Check Out These 25 Scholarships for Students in Nursing or Related Health Fields

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If you plan to study nursing or a related health field in college, you'll find that numerous scholarship opportunities exist to support your studies.

The only way to win the money, of course, is to apply. Below is a sampling of 25 scholarships specifically for nursing students. Some are for current college students, while others are open to high school students. The awards range in value from $250 to $5,000. For each scholarship, you'll find links to additional information at Cappex.com, an excellent free website that provides college and scholarship matching services. You can also find a lot more scholarships at Cappex.

1. A Place for Mom Senior Care Innovation Scholarship

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• Award: $1,000
• Description: Applicants must be enrolled in a degree program in gerontology, long term care administration, social work, medicine, nursing, or sociology.
Administered by A Place for Mom
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2. A Nurse I Am Scholarship

• Award: $2,000
• Description: Applicants must enroll in a LVN/LPN, RN degree (ADN or BSN), diploma, or RN-to-BSN program.
Administered by Cherokee Uniforms
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3. Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program

• Award: $3,000
• Description: Applicants must be students studying nursing or anesthesia who are serving or have previously served in a branch of the Army.
Administered by the Army Nurse Corps Association
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4. Caroline E. Holt Nursing Scholarship

• Award: $1,000
• Description: Applicants must attend a school of nursing and demonstrate financial need.
Administered by the Daughters of the American Revolution
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5. Excellence in Science & Medicine Award

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be majoring in a health sciences program with the intent to enter the field of oncology or neurology.
Administered by the Mary E. Smith Foundation
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6. ExceptionalNurse.com College Scholarships

• Award: $250 - $500
• Description: Applicants must be nursing majors with a documented disability.
Administered by ExceptionalNurse.com
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7. Gallagher Student Health Careers Scholarship Program

• Award: $5,000
• Description: Applicants must be pursuing a career in health care.
Administered by Gallagher Student Health & Special Risk
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8. Global Scholarship Alliance Scholarship Program

• Award: varies
• Description: Applicants must be international students who are studying nursing at a US university.
Administered by the Global Scholarship Alliance
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9. Go Red Multicultural Scholarship Fund

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must be women from culturally diverse racial or ethnic backgrounds who are pursuing a degree in health care.
Administered by the American Heart Association
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10. Greta James Memorial Scholarship

• Award: $2,500
• Description: Applicants must attend nursing school.
Administered by Scrub Shopper
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