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-prepared nursing professionals. We recommend making an application or inquiry to investigate these opportunities.

25 Helpful Grants for Nursing School provides a list of grant opportunities for those entering graduate school and nurse practitioner programs specifically.
AACN Student Scholarship Programs include a listing of philanthropic groups that are supporters of nursing education.
Addiction Resources.net offers a $1,000 first prize and a $ 250-second prize for an essay contest. Click on the link for more information.
AlcoRehab.org offers a $6,000 scholarship to three students annually. Please see the site for more information and requirements.
American Academy of CPR and First Aid, Inc. offers $1500 grant opportunities twice each year.
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 to 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.
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 doctorally prepared nurses committed to careers in academic geriatric nursing.
College Scholarships.org provides information about finding scholarships and grants.
DetoxRehabs.net offers a $1,000 scholarship for full-time Associate’s, Bachelor, Master, or Doctorate degree students. Click the link for more information.
Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarships
Duke University School of Nursing
Emergency Nurses Association Research Grant Opportunities
How to Pay for College: The Steps You Should Take by LendEDU
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 practitioners.
Nursing Home Abuse.net Awareness and Prevention Scholarship
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 pursuing an education in the area of maternal-child or pediatric nursing. Found on the Sigma Theta Tau International website.
Recovery Village Health Care Scholarship offers a $1,000 award to students pursuing a health-related degree program who have been personally affected by addiction.
Reviews.com A website that provides a review and links to the best scholarship searching platforms. Informative guides and resources to help with searching for scholarships.
Scholarships.com provides a search engine to seek scholarship opportunities.
Sigma Theta Tau Nursing Scholarships
SmartScholar.com provides options for scholarships for multiple disciplines