Nurse Administrator Scholarship Information

For many students, a critical component of earning a graduate degree is securing enough money to make doing so a viable option. We have compiled a list of several organizations connected to the field of healthcare that may be offering potential scholarship opportunities for qualified nurse administrator graduate students.

Below is a list some advanced-nursing and nurse administrator scholarships that may be available for qualified students including award, availability, and eligibility information.  Because this scholarship information may change, please check the websites directly for the most up-to-date information.

Nursing Administration Scholarships

Nursing Economic$ Foundation Scholarships

Funding Organization: Nursing Economic$ Foundation

Award Amount: $5000

Number of Awards Available: Up to four annually

Application Requirements: Please contact the funding organization for information about how to apply

Primary Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be: matriculated or matriculating into an accredited, degree-granting graduate-level program in nurse administration or management; planning to work in the field of nursing after graduation; a registered nurse and U.S. citizen; otherwise able to meet eligibility requirements  

Contact Information: Website or email:

The AIGC Fellowship

Funding Organization: The American Indian Graduate Center

Award Amount: $1000-$5000 annually

Number of Awards Available: More than 400  

Application Requirements: Applicants must apply through an online application. Please email for help with applications

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be: pursuing a graduate or professional degree as a fulltime student at an accredited school in the U.S.; able to demonstrate financial need; able to demonstrate enrollment in a federally recognized American Indian Tribe or Alaska Native group or possess a Tribal Eligibility Certificate. For more information about eligibility, please visit here.

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Diversity Nursing Education Award

Funding Organization:

Award Amount: $5000 annually

Number of Awards Available: One annually

Application Requirements: Applicants must create a Jobseeker Account and complete a registration form   

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be: enrolled as a fulltime or part-time student in an accredited undergraduate or graduate nursing program or working fulltime, part-time, or per diem as a Registered Nurse, LPN, Nurse Practitioner or Nurse Leader/Administrator at a U.S. based organization; a U.S. citizen

Contact Information: Website

Gív@ Semi-Annual Outstanding Nursing Student Scholarship

Funding Organization: Gív@

Award Amount: $1000

Number of Awards Available: Two annually

Application Requirements: Applicants must submit an essay and current resume online by September 1st or March 1st of the year. Download an application here.

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be: currently enrolled full or part time in an accredited nursing program in the United States or Canada; currently enrolled and active as a student; willing to have the award paid directly to their school for tuition

Contact Information: Website

The Dr. Lauranne Sams Scholarship, the NBNA Board of Directors Scholarship, The Lynne Edwards Scholarship, and others

The NBNA offers 13 scholarships and certificates to students

Funding Organization: The National Black Nurses Association, Inc.  

Award Amount: $1000 to $6000 annually

Number of Awards Available: Varies by scholarship

Application Requirements: Applicants must provide: official transcripts from an accredited School of Nursing; a two-page written essay; two letters of recommendation; a professional headshot; additional items (see a detailed list here). Download an application for the scholarship here and an application for membership here

Eligibility Requirements: Applicants must be: an NBNA member and a member of a local chapter; currently enrolled in a nursing program and in good scholastic standing; at least one year away from graduating

Contact Information: Website or email:

These and numerous other scholarships  that may be available to help  qualified executive nursing graduate students, nurse administration graduate students, and other similar professionals enhance their careers and improve the field of nursing.  Also, when looking for masters in nursing administration scholarship information, keep in mind that the occupation exists under numerous names and that many scholarships may be earmarked for the nursing industry in general.    

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