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Nursing Schools Almanac is proud to announce our fourth annual Aspiring Nurse Scholarship. We will award a $1,000 scholarship to a future nurse in the high school graduating class of 2018. The winner will best demonstrate:

  • A track record of academic excellence, particularly in science and mathematics courses
  • A passion for the nursing profession and the overall field of healthcare

We encourage applicants to read the competition guidelines on this page in their entirety before completing the online application.

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Competition eligibility
This scholarship competition is open to all U.S. high school seniors who plan to pursue college education in nursing, including LPN / LVN, ADN, and BSN programs.

Applicants must be in good academic standing and on track to graduate from high school at the conclusion of the 2017-18 academic year. Only one application entry is accepted per student.

Important dates
August 31, 2018: Submission deadline for scholarship applications is 11:59pm PT.
September 2018: Scholarship committee will meet to review all applications received.
October 2018: Winner will be notified and $1,000 scholarship will be awarded.

Application form
Interested students may find the complete scholarship application form here. We recommend composing the 500-word essay in your favorite word processor and then pasting the finished product into this form.

Terms and conditions
One scholarship winner will be selected to receive a one-year, non-renewable $1,000 scholarship. Scholarship recipient will be chosen at the sole discretion of the Aspiring Nurse Scholarship committee.

Scholarship funds may be used to pay for tuition, books, supplies, or any other direct education expenses. Scholarship recipient must provide proof of enrollment in an accredited U.S. nursing program.

Once submitted, all essays are property of Nursing Schools Almanac and may be published at its discretion. Nursing Schools Almanac will announce the scholarship winner through its website and other media outlets.

All personally identifiable information is collected solely to conduct the scholarship competition. Student information will never be used for marketing purposes or shared with any third party.

Past winners
Congratulations to the recipients of our prior Aspiring Nurse Scholarships: