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Online resources for grants and scholarships

doi: 10.1097/01.NURSE.0000757196.38034.92
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GRANTS AND SCHOLARSHIPS support both students interested in pursuing a nursing career and current nursing professionals looking to further their education. These resources offer the latest information to help find available scholarships and grants.

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Founded in 1969, the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) is made up of 825 participating schools of nursing in the US. On this webpage, AACN offers information on available grants, scholarships, fellowships, loan forgiveness, and opportunities for additional aid.

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association, Inc.

This foundation is a fiduciary organization dedicated to the development of nursing students and future registered nurses in the US. Donors and contributors help nursing students complete their education and enter the workforce with a variety of grants and scholarships.

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Founded in 1922 and incorporated in 1985, Sigma is a nonprofit organization made up of nursing students and professionals. Baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who have demonstrated scholarly excellence and nursing leaders with exceptional records of achievement are eligible to join. This site offers information on scholarships such as the Helene Fuld Trust Scholarship.

US Department of Education

The Federal Student Aid website offers readers information on all manner of financial aid programs, from grants and scholarships to student loans and loan forgiveness programs. Nurses or nursing students can research financial aid to find out what they qualify for, what will work best for them, and how to apply.

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