Scholarship

Institute for Nursing Scholarship/Grant Opportunities

2020 Institute for Nursing Scholarships Application,
the Valerie E. Yahn Scholarship Application
and The Dr. Benjamin Evans Grant Application is now available.
Deadline is March 15, 2020.

The Institute for Nursing Scholarships Application is available by clicking here for a fillable document in Word.  Click here for a fillable PDF document.
Type your information, save and either print and mail application to The Institute for Nursing, 1479 Pennington Rd, Trenton, NJ 08618 or send via email to Jennifer Chanti, jennifer@njsna.org with “IFN Scholarship Application” in the subject line.

ELIGIBILITY:

All applicants must be New Jersey residents and must be enrolled (not waiting to hear) in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or masters nursing program located in the State of New Jersey or in a nursing doctoral program or a related field, preferably located in the State of New Jersey. RN’s must be members of the New Jersey State Nurses Association (please attach a copy of membership card).

Scholarships are awarded based on financial need, grade point average, and leadership potential. The Institute awards scholarships ranging $500-$1000 annually.  Scholarships may be applied toward tuition, books and academic fees only.

AVAILABLE SCHOLARSHIPS (subject to availability)

►DR. & MR. FOLEY REGION 1 SCHOLARSHIP: Open to any Registered Nurse in NJSNA Region 1 (Sussex, Morris, Warren and Passaic county) who has been a member of Region 1 for 1-year, pursuing a RN to BSN or higher degree in nursing and who meet the above eligibility requirements.

►GENERAL SCHOLARSHIP: Open to all high school graduates or adult students who meet the above eligibility requirements.

►LUCILLE JOEL: Open to RN’s pursuing a master’s degree in nursing having an interest in health policy or psychiatric/mental health nursing. Applicants must document this interest in Section VI of the application and  meet the above eligibility requirements.

►ARTHUR L. DAVIS PUBLISHING AGENCY, INC.: Open to all high school graduates or adult students who are enrolled in or applying to an associate degree, baccalaureate, or diploma nursing program in New Jersey and to all RNs pursuing a higher degree in nursing and who meet the above eligibility requirements.

THE NEWARK CITY HOSPITAL SCHOOL OF NURSING ALUMNI ASSOCIATION SCHOLARSHIP:  Open to New Jersey residents enrolled as a sophomore or above in a Registered Nurse program or upper division degree in nursing and who meet the eligibility requirements above.

►MARY GERMAIN: Open to students who currently reside in Monmouth or Middlesex counties who are pursuing a generic or upper division baccalaureate degree in nursing and meet the above Eligibility requirements.

►MERIDIAN HEALTH CARE SYSTEMS JEAN MARSHALL SCHOLAR AWARD: Open to RN’s pursuing a master’s degree or higher in nursing who meet the above eligibility requirements.

►REGION 2 MEMORIAL SCHOLARSHIP:  Open to any registered nurse in Region 2 that have been a member for a year pursuing a RN to BSN or a higher degree in nursing and who meet the above eligibility requirements. (Region 2 is Bergen and Hudson Counties)

►SYLVIA C. EDGE ENDOWMENT SCHOLARSHIP:  Open to all student nurses of African descent with documented financial need.  All applicants must be New Jersey residents currently enrolled in diploma, associate, or baccalaureate nursing programs located in New Jersey.

►DR. BARBARA CHAMBERLAIN SCHOLARSHIP:  Open to RN’s pursuing a BSN degree or higher in nursing who meet the above eligibility requirements.

►DR. ANNA GALLAGHER SCHOLARSHIP:  Open to Master’s in Nursing, post-graduate education in leadership who meet the above eligibility requirements and enrolled in any post-graduate education in any nursing school in the United States.

LPN SCHOLARSHIP (sponsored by the former LPN Forum):  Open to current Licensed Practical Nurses who have been accepted into a Registered Nurse Program.

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THE VALERIE E. YAHN SCHOLARSHIP is available to High school students from Region 5 (Burlington, Camden, Cumberland, Gloucester & Salem counties)
Email your completed application to  Jennifer Chanti at jennifer@njsna.org with “Valerie E. Yahn Scholarship Application” in the subject line.
Deadline is March 15, 2020.

Click here to download application.

Click here to download instructions.

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REGION 4 SCHOLARSHIP (Hunterdon, Mercer, Middlesex, Somerset, Bucks County)

To obtain a Region 4 Scholarship application, please click below.  Deadline is April 15, 2020

Scholarship policy and application

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REGION 6 SCHOLARSHIP (Atlantic, Cape May, Monmouth, Ocean Counties):

To obtain a Region 6 Scholarship application, please click below.  Deadline is April 1, 2020.

Scholarship Policy and Application Process

Scholarship Application

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THE DR. BENJAMIN EVANS GRANT:  A $500 Grant for a Registered Nurse enrolled in a DNP Program to support their DNP Project)
Deadline is March 15, 2020.

Click here to download application

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