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Nursing Scholarships

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Nursing Education Loan Forgiveness Program

Apply today for the Iowa Student Loan Nursing Education Loan Forgiveness Program. For further information, contact:

The Iowa College Student Aid Commission
800/383-4222 or 515/242-3344
Iowa Student Loan
800/243-7552 or 515/243-5626

Download and print the application from

Nursing scholarships

You may also find more information about nursing scholarships at the following sites:

  • Johnson & Johnson Scholarships:
  • Genesis BSN Nursing Scholarship:
  • National Student Nurses' Association:
    Click on Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association, then click on FNSNA Scholarships (Awards range from $1,000 to $5,000)
  • National League for Nursing:
  • Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA):
  • Carver Scholars Program:
  • Iowa Hospital Education Research Foundation: 515-288-1955
    Work repayment in Iowa hospitals is mandatory for one year. For application go to the website.
  • Iowa Health Care Association Foundation:
    Nurse Scholarship Program, Iowa Health Care Association Foundation, 950 12th Street, Des Moines, Iowa 50309 or 515/282-0666
  • Iowa League for Nursing Scholarship: Chairperson, Scholarship Committee, P.O. Box 1202, Welch P.O., Ames, Iowa 50010
  • Iowa Nurses' Foundation Scholarship:
    Iowa Nurses' Foundation, 810 Walnut, Des Moines, Iowa 50309
  • The Nurse Loan Repayment and Scholarship Program, administered by The Division of Nursing at HRSA, is available for registered nurses. participants must serve at a health facility in an underserved area to receive loan repayments:
  • Chi Eta Phi Sorority, Inc.
    Awards $50,000 annually in scholarships at the national, regional, and local levels to minority nursing students.
  • The Indian Health Service (IHS) administers:
    A program to help repay undergraduate and graduate loans of health professionals in return for full-time clinical service in Indian health programs.
  • The National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) awards $2,000 annually to students earning a master's degree in a maternal-child nursing program and $1,000 to student members enrolled in any level nursing program, including baccalaureate.
  • The National Black Nurses Association (NBNA) offers a Student Nurse of the Year award to an NBNA member in pursuit of a baccalaureate or other advanced nursing degree.
  • The Oncology Nursing Society Foundation awards academic scholarships specifically for students pursuing bachelor's degrees.
  • The International Education Financial Aid (IEFA) scholarship search is a resource for financial aid, college scholarship and grant information for international students wishing to study abroad.
  • maintains a listing of scholarship and fellowship money for students pursuing undergraduate or graduate work in nursing.
  • SallieMae grants loans and provides information about applying for and managing student loans.
  • State and Federal Resources:
  • U.S. Department of Education is a potential source of financial aid:
  • Mercy Hospital Foundation:
    Mercy Hospital, 500 East Market Street, Iowa City, Iowa 52245 or 319/339-0300. Awards up to $10,000.