Minority Nurse Magazine Scholarship Program

Minority Nurse has teamed up with NCEMNA to offer a Minority Nurse annual scholarship. The aim of scholarship is to help outstanding nurses from underrepresented groups to complete their studies toward a Bachelor or Master of Science in Nursing. This 16th annual scholarship competition offer two $1,000 awards and one $3,000 award for the deserving candidates.

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To apply for this scholarship, students must meet all four of the following criteria:

  • All applicants must be enrolled (as of September 2016) in either: The third or fourth year of an accredited BSN program in the United States or

An accelerated program leading to a BSN degree (such as RN-to-BSN or BA-to-BSN) or

An accelerated master’s entry program in nursing for students with bachelor’s degrees in fields other than nursing (such as BA-to-MSN)

  • Graduate students who already have a bachelor’s degree in nursing are not eligible.
  • The applicants must be a minority in nursing profession
  • Have a 3.0 GPA or better (on a 4.0 scale)
  • Be enrolled (as of September 2016) as a 3rd/4th year nursing student in an accredited BSN program
  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident

How to Apply:

For applying the scholarship, the candidates must fill the scholarship application form. The link is:


Supporting Documents:

  • Transcript or other Proof of GPA
  • Letter of recommendation from a faculty member outlining academic achievement
  • A brief (250-word) written statement summarizing your academic and personal accomplishments, community service, and goals for your future nursing career

Submitting Details:

Once you have completed your application form, you can submit it on-line. The supporting documents can be uploaded.

Award Amount:

Two $1,000 awards and one $3,000 award will be given to the winning candidates.

Application Deadline:

The application deadline is May 1, 2016

Link for More Information:


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