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Available Scholarships & Grants

Below is a listing of the scholarships and grants that are available through the Florida Nurses Foundation. Each year, the Foundation Trustees review applications and match applicants to available scholarships and/or grants. Please note that applicants do not apply for a specific scholarship, but are matched to the scholarship which best fits their qualifications.              
 

Florida Nurses Foundation Scholarships


District 4 Florida Nurses Scholarship/Research Award Hillsborough County

  • Generic RN, or graduate program
  • Resident of Hillsborough County

District 8 Charlotte Anzalone Scholarship Fund

Orlando, Seminole, and Osceola counties

graduate or undergraduate; may award statewide if no local applicants

Ruth Jacobs District 46 Scholarship (formerly Districts 13 and 33)

Pinellas County; accredited nursing program, priority to RN

District 14 Marcy Klosterman Memorial Scholarship Fund Lake County

3.0 GPA

District 6 (formerly District 18) Generic Scholarship Fund Volusia County

  • two named scholarships per year, Lillian Hulla, Friend of Nursing and Olive Seymour.
  • Statewide: four generic scholarships per year

District 20 The Evelyn Baxter Memorial Fund Manatee County

    60% to scholarship for ADN, BSN, MSN, PhD/DNS ARNP students; 40% to research grants in graduate program

District 21 Louise Fiske Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Undergraduate or Graduate
  • Resident of Broward County

District 24 Erma B. Kraft Scholarship Fund Indian River County

  • generic student

District 46 Olive Ramsey Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Pinellas or Pasco Counties
  • 2.5 GPA for undergraduates 3.2 for graduate students

Edna Hicks Fund Scholarship

  • Statewide
  • open to all levels

Mary York Scholarship Fund

    Need Criteria not restricted at this time

Nina Brookins Scholarship Fund (District 5 Charitable Trust)

Preference given to a student living and/or attending school in South Florida

Eleanor Bindrum Scholarship Fund (District 5 Charitable Trust)

Preference given to a perioperative nurse returning to school in South Florida

Charlotte Liddell Scholarship Fund (District 5 Charitable Trust)

Preference given to a student focusing on psychiatric nursing attending school in South Florida

Undine Sams and Friends Scholarship Fund (District 5 Charitable Trust)

Statewide; open to all levels

Ruth Finamore Scholarship Fund

Open to all levels

Connie Dorry Memorial Fund

Resident of Dade County and enrolled in the MSN NP Program in an accredited school

Great 100 Nursing Scholarship Nursing

student residing in Northeast Florida and enrolled at least one semester in an undergraduate or graduate RN program. Open to all active RNs residing in NE Florida

Agnes Naughton RN-BSN Fund

This fund is established to honor Agnes Naughton who was a lifelong FNA member and the mother of FNA Executive Director Paula Massey. She valued education and this scholarship will assist a RN who is continuing his or her education

District 3 Scholarship

Two scholarships annually; Preference to Marion County Residents, BSN generic students only, GPA-3.0 or higher

Ingeborg Mauksch Scholarship

Preference to Lee County Residents

Iona Pettingill Scholarship

Statewide; Open to any nursing student interested in public health

Kay F. Fullwood Northeast Florida Geriatric Nursing Scholarship Fund

Eligibility Criteria:

  1. Nursing student who resides within the Northeast Florida area (Nassau, Duval, Baker, Clay, & Bradford Counties) and is currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program of study in nursing with a focus on geriatrics; OR 1.            Nursing student who resides within the Northeast Florida area (Nassau, Duval, Baker, Clay, & Bradford Counties) and is currently enrolled in an accredited graduate program of study in nursing with a focus on geriatrics; OR
  2. A practicing Geriatric NP currently enrolled in an accredited DNP program of study and who seeks to focus in the care of older adults; OR
  3. A practicing Geriatric nurse requesting financial assistance for presentation of geriatric studies/research, or attendance at a nursing conference with a geriatric focus. Must be licensed in the state of Florida.

 

Florida Nurses Foundation Research Grants


Evelyn Frank McKnight

Open to all qualified applicants

Frieda Norton- District 5 Charitable Trust

Open to all qualified applicants

Undine Sams and Friends Research Grant Fund(District 5 Charitable Trust)

Preference given to nurse researcher from South Florida

Blanche Case Research Fund (District 5 Charitable Trust)

Preference given to nurse researcher from South Florida

Edna Hicks Research Fund- (District 5 Charitable Trust)

Preference given to nurse researcher from South Florida

District 20 The Evelyn Baxter Memorial Fund Manatee County

60% to scholarship for ADN, BSN, MSN, PhD/DNS ARNP students; 40% to research grants in graduate program

Imogene King Research Fund

Open to graduate students from all over the state.

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Phone: (407)896-3261

Mailing Address:
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