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BSN Scholarships and Awards

The nursing department has a variety of scholarships and awards for students. Some are rewards for academic or clinical performance while others are primarily need-based. These awards are described in detail below.

CampusRN Scholarship Program


scholarship programCampusRN has launched a new scholarship program in conjunction with the creation of the CampusRN state edition network. This nationwide scholarship program is the most comprehensive of its kind for nursing programs and nursing students because it features scholarship winners from six different regions across the country in which CampusRN has launched state edition sites. CampusRN will award six $2500 scholarships to a needy and deserving nursing student in each region.

The deadline for applications is April 1st, students can apply for the scholarship program at: http://www.campusrn.com/register/scholarship.asp

Need-Based Scholarships


  • Whitehead Scholarships: A lump-sum scholarship fund for nursing students is given to the nursing department by the Whitehead Foundation on an annual basis. They are need-based scholarships for Christian females from southern states. The financial aid office determines need eligibility and awards are made by the Nursing Department Head. No application is needed and all eligible students are considered. Awards are made to students at the junior and senior levels. The amount of individual awards is based on the total donation from the Whitehead Foundation, the number of eligible students, and the level of need. Larger awards are made to upper level students. Students on academic suspension, probation, or warning are not eligible for this scholarship.
  • Henley Scholarship
  • McHone Scholarship

Scholarships and Awards that are Honors/Awards


All applications or nominations are March 1.

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