Healthcare Leaders Scholarship

Deadline: January 29, 2017 Eligibility: The Healthcare Leaders Scholarship is offered to students entering or currently pursuing an educational program related to nursing or medicine. Students must be at least 17 years of age and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. All applicants must submit a 600 to 1,000-word essay explaining what they hope [...]

Margaret A. Stafford Nursing Scholarship

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Resident of Delaware. Accepted at an accredited college or university nursing program. Must be initiating or furthering nursing training. It is not required that applicants attend a Delaware college or university. All recipients will seek to improve the quality of health care in our society through nursing practices that ensure that [...]

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Barbara Kimmey Pierce Memorial Fund

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Graduating senior of Milford High School. Pursuing a Registered Nurse certificate. Award: May vary annually; usually a one-time $1,000 award, at the discretion of the board of directors at the Delaware Community Foundation. Contact: Application available at For more information, contact your school counselor or: Scholarships, Delaware Community Foundation [...]

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Delaware School Nutrition Association Scholarship

Deadline: April 15, 2017 Eligibility: The Delaware School Nutrition Association (DSNA) is an organization that promotes school nutrition in Delaware. Scholarship recipients will be awarded $1,000 to be applied toward their college tuition in a Food & Nutrition-related program for the 2017-2018 school year. Applicant must be a current high school senior. The awarding of [...]

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Jill Biden Scholarship – Biden Breast Health Initiative

Deadline: March 15, 2017 Eligibility: Graduating senior of a Delaware high school. Delaware resident. Pursuing a career in health care or education at an accredited post-secondary institution. Essay: 300 words on the topic “Why have you chosen a career in health care or education, and why do you feel it is important to encourage others [...]

American Legion Auxiliary Nursing Scholarship

Deadline: March 31, 2017 Eligibility: Delaware senior who is the son, daughter or grandchild of a veteran with financial need and who plans to be a nurse. Award: Varies. Contact: Apply via email to request application or contact: Tina Washington, Executive Secretary American Legion Auxiliary 25109 Prettyman Road Georgetown, DE 19947 302-329-9090

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Delaware Nursing Incentive Program

Deadline: Submit the Common Merit Application by 4:30 p.m. June 1, 2017. Eligibility: Full-time students enrolled in an accredited program leading to certification as an RN or LPN. High school seniors must rank in upper half of class with at least a 2.5 cumulative, unweighted GPA. Undergraduates must have at least a cumulative 2.5 GPA. [...]

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