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Scholarships for Students Pursuing Degrees in Nursing and Health Professions

Army Nurse Corps Scholarship
The purpose of the Army Nurse Corps Association Scholarship Program is to award scholarships to U.S. citizen students attending accredited baccalaureate or graduate nursing or anesthesia nursing programs. .

Deadline: Applications must be postmarked by April 15, 2014.

For more information about this program e-mail or visit

F. Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship

The Army offers the HPSP for pursuit of professional degrees which enable the recipient to become a physician, dentist, veterinarian, optometrist, clinical or counseling psychologist, or nurse anesthetist. For those who qualify, a full-tuition scholarship and monthly allowance is provided.

For more information about this program and other Army benefits contact 800/USA-ARMY.

National Society Daughters of the American Revolution (NSDAR) Scholarships
Each year the DAR awards over $150,000 through more than 25 scholarships to young individuals for their outstanding academic achievements. DAR Scholarships are offered for a wide range of disciplines including: history, law, medical, nursing, music, education and many more.

Deadline: Postmarked by February 15

For additional information, please visit

Peeples Foundation Scholarship
The Marion A. Peeples and Eva S. Peeples Foundation Trust Fund provides for the awarding of annual scholarships to graduates of Indiana high schools who will attend an Indiana college or university and will major in Nursing, Dietetics, or is interested in teaching in the field of Industrial Arts.

Deadline: February 28, 2014

For additional information, please contact the Johnson County Community Foundation (JCCF) at 317/738-2213.

Southern Illinois Healthcare Scholarship
Southern Illinois Healthcare has been rewarding medical career scholarships since 2001. SIH offers scholarships in many areas, such as Registered Nurse, Bachelors in Science Nursing, Physical Therapy, Respiratory Therapy, Surgical Technology and Health Information Technology.

Deadline: May 1 each year

For additional information, please contact SIH at 618/457-5200, ext. 67803.

Undergraduate Nursing Education Scholarships
The Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association (FNSNA) was created in 1969 to honor Frances Tompkins, the Association's first Executive Director. Organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, FNSNA awards scholarships to qualified nursing students annually.

Deadline: Applications must be received by January 14, 2014

For additional information, please call 718/210-0705.

Union Hospital Foundation Scholarships
Gifts from generous donors have enabled Union Hospital Foundation to present nearly $40,000 in scholarships on an annual basis. While some scholarships are open to all community members meeting the eligibility requirements, others apply only to Union Hospital/Union Hospital Clinton/Hospice of the WV employees and their children.

Deadline: Applications must be received by March 1, 2014

For additional information, please call 812/238-7534.

USI Financial Assistance has gathered these financial resources from outside sources. USI does not endorse any of the outside organizations listed on this page. It is not recommended that you apply for scholarships that require the payment of a fee. Also, do not provide personal information, such as your Social Security number, to any organization unless you are certain that the information is being used for a legitimate purpose.

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