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The Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association (FNSNA)

The Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association (FNSNA) Scholarship

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10000 USD
United States
24 Jan 2025
Application deadline


Since 1969, the FNSNA has sought to promote the nursing profession through scholarship, leadership and development. Individuals and organizations with an interest in nursing education have established scholarships within the FNSNA.


Scholarship type

Merit and need based

Number of scholarships to award



Up to $10,000

Scholarship coverage

  • tuition fee reduction


The scholarships are based on academic achievement, financial need, and involvement in nursing student organizations and community activities related to health care. Additional criteria may be required by some sponsors.

Applicable programmes


The NSNA Foundation awards over $500,000 annually. Scholarship funding is up to $10,000 per award.


  • Students currently enrolled and matriculated in a state-approved nursing program leading to an associate degree, baccalaureate, diploma, direct-entry master’s degree; or enrolled in an RN to BSN completion, RN to MSN completion, or LPN/LVN to RN program;
  • Pre-nursing students taking courses to prepare for matriculation into a nursing program;
  • Currently attending classes and taking no less than six (6) credits per semester;
  • Involvement in nursing school organizations and/or community health activities;
  • Demonstrate academic achievement;
  • Establish financial need;
  • U.S. Citizen or Alien with U.S. Permanent Resident Status/Alien Registration Number;
  • High school students are not eligible to apply;

Scholarship requirements




United States



Study experience required

High school




Application deadline

24 Jan 2025

A committee of faculty and students is appointed by the Foundation of the NSNA to select scholars.

The 2025-2026 online scholarship application will be available on September 9, 2024.

Applications must be submitted online by January 24, 2025.

All applicants must submit:

Copy of recent nursing school unofficial transcripts, or grade report.

Faculty Member Certification Form

Financial Aid Certification Form

NSNA members must provide their membership number.

Registered nurses in baccalaureate programs and licensed practical/vocational nurses in programs leading to registered nurse licensure must submit a copy of their license to be considered for the Career Mobility Scholarships. 


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