Grants and Scholarships

Student Scholarship and Grant Opportunities

If you know of other opportunities to help fund DNP education, please contact us.

Note: Some scholarships may not include DNP projects. We recommend making application or inquiry to investigate these opportunities.

AACN Student Scholarship Programs includes a listing of philanthropic groups that are supporters of nursing education.
AlcoRehab.org offers $6,000 scholarship to three students annually. Please see the site for more information and requirements.
American Grants and Loans Catalog is now available!
American Nurses Foundation The ANF Nursing Research Grants Program was founded over 50 years ago to encourage the research career development of nurses. This program continues to grow with contributions for nursing research, from organizations and individuals. These donations support scientific research for advancing the practice of nursing, promoting health and preventing disease.
Each year, through our Nursing Research Grants program, ANF provides funds to beginner and experienced nurse researchers to conduct studies that contribute toward the advancement of nursing science and the enhancement of patient care. Awards are given in all areas of nursing, including healthy patient outcomes, health care policy development, critical care, gerontology, women’s health, community and family intervention.
American Nurse Practitioner Foundation (ANPF) is offering 12 $2,500 scholarships to all DNP and FNP students that have completed one semester of their program. Click here for the application page.
Association of Women’s Health, Obstetrics and Neonatal Nurses (AWHONN)
The award is intended to assist new researchers to begin areas of study, investigate clinical issues and/or launch a pilot study. (It is unknown if they will accept applications for a translational study)
Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity (BAGNC)
The American Academy of Nursing seeks applicants for its Building Academic Geriatric Nursing Capacity Claire M. Fagin Fellowship Program. This Fellowship support two years of full time advanced research and leadership training for doctoral prepared nurses committed to careers in academic geriatric nursing.
College Scholarships.org provides information about finding scholarships and grants.
Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarships
Duke University School of Nursing
Emergency Nurses Association Research Grant Opportunities
Emergency Nurses Association Scholarhip Program
GoodCall-Helping Consumers Make Smarter Decisions. Helping to find money for school.
Graduate Achievement Scholarship “Our ultimate goal is to help prospective graduate students enjoy the benefits of a quality education”
Guide To Healthcare Schools Scholarships
HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program
Be sure to sign up for email notification for availability of the 2012-2013 scholarship. You may also view information about this scholarship program through the Florida Nurse Practitioner Network.
Johnson & Johnson and AACN scholarship for minority nursing doctoral students
Johnson & Johnson Launches Diversity-Based Campaign to End Nursing Shortage March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarships
National Institutes of Health Research Portfolio Online Reporting Tool (RePORT)
RePORT provides: a description of the award (abstract) and NIH funding for each project; publications and patents that have resulted from NIH-funded research; and links to PubMed Central, PubMed, and the US Patent & Trademark Office Patent Full Text and Image Database for more detailed information on research results
National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program. Apply today for an NHSC Scholarship!
NLN Foundation for Nursing Education offers scholarship resources
The Nurse Practitioner Healthcare Foundation Scholarships and Awards
The Foundation is excited to offer new scholarships and awards available to graduate students and practicing nurse practitioner.
Nursing Home Abuse.net Awareness and Prevention Scholarship
Nursing Scholarships includes a rich resource of nursing scholarships, grants and financial aid resources for nursing students. Not much seen for graduate or post graduate students.
Nursing Scholarships and Grants from “All Nursing Schools”: Connecting Students with Nursing Schools since 2001.
Paramedic To RN Patricia Smith Christensen Scholarship awards $1,000 Biennially to provide assistance to graduate nursing students pursing education in the area of maternal-child or pediatric nursing. Found on the Sigma Theta Tau International web site.
Ruth Landes Memorial Research Fund – Grants for Individuals
Awards range from $10,000 to $60,000 per year, and may be used for research, including field studies, and related expenses. Applications for multi-year grants will be considered.
(This grant may exclude non-PhD prepared scholars. Please investigate if interested).
Scholarships.com provides a search engine to seek scholarship opportunities.
Scholarship Resource Network Express is sponsored by CureSearch for Children’s Cancer
SmartScholar.com provides options for scholarships for multiple disciplines
TravelNursing.org Nursing Education Scholarship