Absolutely! As a student nurse, you are more than eligible to apply for and receive multiple scholarships. Depending on your individual circumstances, there are many different forms of scholarships that could be available to you.
The first type of scholarship that may be applicable is a nursing-specific scholarship. These programs offer funding specifically for students pursuing a degree in nursing (including college-level registered and licensed vocational nurses). Many of these types of scholarships have specific requirements such as field placement experiences or letters of recommendation from faculty, but they are worth researching nonetheless given their application process can be relatively simple. You should also check with your school’s financial aid office or the local hospital or health center—they may have their own unique grants available to those studying in the medical field.
You can also check out national organizations who provide funds through general academic scholarships such as the Health Resources and Services Administration which administers several grant programs including Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) and Primary Health Care Personnel Training Grants (PHCPT). The American Association for Colleges of Nursing provides Nurse Faculty Loan Program awards which provide low interest loans to nursing faculty members who wish to pursue advanced degrees in education related fields so they go back into teaching after graduation.
It is important to remember that all applications related to educational opportunities will require extensive documentation including transcripts, proof of GPA scores from previous classes, essay questions regarding why you want/need this specific opportunity etc., so make sure you plan ahead with plenty of time before any deadline arrives! Good luck!
My question is that, I’m a student nurse currently studying at college of nursing, I’m in my final year, can I be eligible for a scholarship?