Private Scholarship Search

 

Undergraduate

 

Graduate

It is the student's responsibility to seek out and follow through on scholarship requirements. Students may be aware of other scholarships not on this list. Information on private scholarships/agencies is provided as a service to our students but does not necessarily constitute an endorsement by Saint Francis Medical Center College of Nursing.

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Undergraduate

Contact agency or visit website for deadline date information.

Private Scholarships:
  • American Association of University Women Peoria Branch
    Peoria county female, full-time student, & community involvement.
    Amount: $1000.
    Deadline: February 28.
    Questions email pianomame@aol.com with AAUW Scholarship in the Subject line.
    For Application contact carlene.j.murali@osfhealthcare.org.
  • Career Link/United Workforce Development Board
    Must show significant financial need.
    May pay education expenses, uniforms, childcare, and transportation.
    Residents of Mclean Cty call (309) 268-8794.
    Residents of Tazwell Cty call (309) 347-8492 x305.
    Residents of Fulton Cty call (309) 647-2946.
    Residents of Mason Cty call (309) 543-1035.
    Residents of Peoria or Woodford counties call (309) 999-4586.
    Residents of Marshal Cty call (309) 364-4120.
    Residents of Stark Cty call (309) 301-4043.
    Residents of Sangamon, Logan, and Macon counties call (217) 735-5441.
  • Carol Greening Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    Acceptance in a Nursing Program, resident of LaSalle, Bureau or Putnam County.
    Amount: $500.
    Deadline: May 1.
    For applications contact Illinois Valley Community Hospital Foundation: 925 West Street, Peru, IL 61354, or call 1-815-780-4642, or email jheri.emerling@ivch.org.
  • Charter One Bank TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship
    250 word essay or 60 second video on what you do to help others in your community and the world.
    40 scholarships - $1000- $5000.
    Deadline: April 30.
    Applications online at www.charterone.com/scholarship.
  • CSBG Scholarship
    Enrolled at an accredited Illinois institution or vocational training school, registered for a least six credit hours, resident of Tazewell or Woodford Counties, income eligible and provide proof of income for 3 months, maintain a 2.5 GPA.
    Amount: $375- $1000.
    Deadline: May 12.
    Applications available in the Student Finance Office.
  • Dolores "Dee" Heflebower Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    First year of nursing program completed, resident of LaSalle, Bureau, Putnam or Marshall county.
    Amount: $3000.
    Deadline: May 1.
    For applications contact IVCH: Foundation, 925 West Street, Peru, IL 61354, or call 1-815-223-3300.
  • Emergency Nurses Association
    RN pursuing baccalaureate degree, with 3.0 GPA. Preference may be to an ENA member.
    Deadline: June.
    Amount: $2000.
    Visit www.enafoundation.org.
  • Foster Care to Success Scholarship
    Under age of 25 on 3/31, been in foster care or orphaned while living in the US.
    Deadline: March 31.
    For applications visit http://orphan.org/index.php?id=30.
  • Hispanic College Fund Scholarship Program
    3.0 GPA, U.S. citizen, be Hispanic/Latino, demonstrate financial need, and be a legal permanent resident.
    Deadline: March 30.
    Application available at https://hsf.net/
  • HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program
    In exchange for a minimum 2-year service commitment at a critical shortage facility located in a HPSA.
    US citizen, legal permanent resident.
    Awards tuition, fees, books, monthly living stipend.
    Deadline: May 8.
    www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/scholarships/nursing.
  • IL Department of Public Health Nursing Education Scholarship
    Early FAFSA date needed. EFC <1000.
    Amount: tuition/living stipend.
    Deadline: May 31.
    Application available at http://app.idph.state.il.us/RuralHealth/nesp/ or call 1- 217-782-1624.
  • IL Sheriff's Association
    IL resident and full-time student.
    Amount: tuition, books and fees.
    Amount: $500.
    Deadline: March.
    Applications at http://www.ilsheriff.org/.
  • IVCH Auxilary Scholarship
    Must be an employee or son or daughter of an employee enrolled in a medical related field at any college.
    Amount: $1000.
    Deadline: May 1.
    For applications contact Illinois Valley Community Hospital Foundation: 925 West Street, Peru, IL 61354, or call 1-815-780-4642, or email jheri.emerling@ivch.org.
  • Loraine Lambert Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    Full-time enrollment, financial need, graduate of Kewanee High School, resident of Kewanee or Henry Counties.
    Award: $1500.
    Deadline: April.
    For applications contact Kewanee High School Foundation Office at (309) 856-8702, 1211 E. Third St. Kewanee, IL 61443.
  • McFarland Charitable Foundation Scholarship
    Contract to work in Havana, IL area.
    Amount: education/living expense, $1,000-7,000.
    Deadline: May 15.
    Contact: Havana National Bank Trustee, (309) 543-3361.
  • National Image Latino Scholarship
    Latino background, IL Resident, 2.5 GPA.
    Pays: educational expenses.
    Amount: $1000.
    Deadline: June. Postmarked by June 25.
    Contact National Image Latino Scholarship Fund, 6101 Willow Springs Rd., Springfield, IL 62712.
  • National Student Nurses Association Inc.
    Academic achievement, financial need, nursing student organizations & community activities.
    Amount: $1000-$5000.
    Deadline: January 11.
    Applications available at http://www.nsna.org/.
  • Oncology Nursing Society
    RN to BSN.
    Amount: $2000.
    Deadline: March.
    Applications available at http://www.ons.org/.
  • PCCEO Scholarship
    Applicant must be income eligible under DCEO/CSBG income eligibility guidelines, a resident of Peoria County, fund must be used to secure formal or occupational training at an educational institution accredited in the State of Illinois, applicant must have demonstrated positive community/school involvement, and student must complete one year of college education or training with a 2.5 GPA with transcript.
    Deadline: June 9.
    Amount: $1500-$3500.
    Contact: Applications available in the Student Finance Office: 8am-4pm, Monday through Friday.
  • P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (local chapter)
    Early FAFSA date needed. Female with a 24 month break in education and have financial need.
    Pays: educational expenses.
    Amount: up to $3000.
    Deadline: March (other times if funds available).
    Contact: laura.l.simmons@osfhealthcare.org or call (309)655-3450.
  • P.E.O. Education Loan Fund (local chapter)
    Women in need. Two co-signers required. 2% interest rate. Max $12,000.
    Contact: laura.l.simmons@osfhealthcare.org or call (309)655-3450.
  • Ruth Daniels Scholarship
    Must be an employee or son or daughter of an employee enrolled in a nursing program at any college, Completion of the 2nd year of a nursing program or college
    Amount: $1000.
    Deadline: May 1.
    For applications contact Illinois Valley Community Hospital Foundation: 925 West Street, Peru, IL 61354, or call 1-815-780-4642, or email jheri.emerling@ivch.org.
  • U.S. Bank Scholarship Program
    40 $1000 scholarships awarded in random drawing.
    Deadline: March 30.
    Applications online at www.usbank.com/scholarship.

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Graduate

Contact agency or visit website for  deadline date information.

Private Scholarships:
  • American Association of University Women Peoria Branch
    Peoria county female, full-time student, & community involvement.
    Amount: $1000.
    Deadline: February 28.
    Questions email pianomame@aol.com with AAUW Scholarship in the Subject line.
    For Application contact carlene.j.murali@osfhealthcare.org.
  • Carol Greening Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    Acceptance in a Nursing Program, resident of LaSalle, Bureau or Putnam County.
    Amount: $500.
    Deadline: May 1.
    For applications contact Illinois Valley Community Hospital Foundation: 925 West Street, Peru, IL 61354, or call 1-815-780-4642, or email jheri.emerling@ivch.org.
  • IVCH Auxilary Scholarship
    Must be an employee or son or daughter of an employee enrolled in a medical related field at any college.
    Amount: $1000.
    Deadline: May 1.
    For applications contact Illinois Valley Community Hospital Foundation: 925 West Street, Peru, IL 61354, or call 1-815-780-4642, or email jheri.emerling@ivch.org.
  • Jack Kent Cook Foundation
    Full-time Graduate starting Fall 2011 and 3.5 GPA.
    See Dr. Janice Boundy, room 607.
  • Jean Brown Nursing Scholarship
    Resident within 50 miles of Peoria, full-time or part-time and have financial need. Preference to student pursuing Occupational Nursing.
    Pays: charges on college account.
    Amount: $2,500.
    Deadline: June.
    For applications visit http://www.communityfoundationci.org/.
  • March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarship
    Registered nurse currently enrolled in a graduate program in maternal-child nursing. Have at least one academic term to complete after August, 2013. Member of ACNM, AWHONN, or NANN.
    Pays: $5,000.
    Deadline: January 15.
    Applications available at www.marchofdimes.com/scholarship.
  • Margaret McNamara Memorial Fund
    Woman over age 25 from a developing country who plans to return to her home country within two years.
    Pays: $11,000.
    Deadline: February 28.
    1818 H Street, NW, Room H2-200, Washington, DC 20433.
  • National Student Nurses Association Inc.
    Academic achievement, financial need, nursing student organizations & community activities.
    Amount: $1000-$2500.
    Deadline: January.
    Applications available at http://www.nsna.org/.
  • Oncology Nursing Society
    RN to MSN. Amount $2000.
    Deadline: February.
    Applications available at http://www.ons.org/.
  • P.E.O. Program for Continuing Education (local chapter)
    Early FAFSA date needed. Female with a 24 month break in education and have financial need.
    Pays: educational expenses. Amount: up to $3000.
    Deadline: March (other times if funds available).
    Contact: laura.l.simmons@osfhealthcare.org or (309)655-3450.
  • PCCEO Scholarship
    Applicant must be income eligible under DCEO/CSBG income eligibility guidelines, a resident of Peoria County, fund must be used to secure formal or occupational training at an educational institution accredited in the State of Illinois, applicant must have demonstrated positive community/school involvement, and student must complete one year of college education or training with a 2.5 GPA with transcript.
    Deadline: June 9.
    Amount: $1500-$3500.
    Contact: Applications available in the Student Finance Office: 8am-4pm, Monday through Friday.
  • Ruth Daniels Scholarship
    Must be an employee or son or daughter of an employee enrolled in a nursing program at any college, Completion of the 2nd year of a nursing program or college
    Amount: $1000.
    Deadline: May 1.
    For applications contact Illinois Valley Community Hospital Foundation: 925 West Street, Peru, IL 61354, or call 1-815-780-4642, or email jheri.emerling@ivch.org.
  • Women's Lifestyles
    Peoria females, continuing education.
    Pays: educational expenses. Amount: up to $1000.
    Deadline: April.
    Applications available at http://www.communityfoundationci.org/.

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Nurse Educators of IL (NEI)

The College is a member organization.

Amount:  up to $1000

Deadline: April 18

Applications available at www.neionline.org