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:
  • ALHF Healthcare Careers Scholarship
    Logan or East Mason County resident., commitment with Abraham Lincoln Memorial Hospital, 2.5 GPA.
    Deadline: March 30.
    Applications available at http://www.almh.org/.
  • American Association of University Women Peoria Branch
    Peoria 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 City call (309) 872-6237, press #3, then #1.
    Residents of Tazwell City call (309) 347-8492.
    Residents of Fulton City call (309) 647-2946 or (309) 647-7017.
    Residents of Mason City call (309) 543-1035 or (309) 543-1023.
    Residents of Peoria, Marshall, Stark, or Woodford counties call (309) 495-8900 or visit http://www.workforcenetwork.com, or http://wfnsite.com.
    Residents of Sangamon, Logan, and Macon counties call (217) 735-5441.
  • 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.
  • Dolores "Dee" Heflebower Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    First year of nursing program completed, resident of LaSalle, Bureau, Putnam or Marshall county.
    Amount: $3000.
    Deadline: May.
    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: December 30.
    Application available at https://apply.hsf.net/applications.
  • 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 Masonic Healthcare Scholarship Fund
    GPA 3.0, IL residence, full time student.
    Pays: tuition, fees, books & supplies.
    Amount: varies.
    Deadline: April 1.
    Contact Eric Johnson, Scottish Rite Peoria, (309) 676-4472.
    www.valleyofpeoria.org.
  • IL Nurse Association Sonne Scholarship
    IL Student Nurse Association member and min. 2.5 GPA.
    Amount: educational expenses
    Amount: varies $500 -$1500.
    Deadline: March 15.
    Visit www.ana-illinois.org.
  • 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/.
  • Joyce & Thomas H. Stanisic Memorial Scholarship
    Awarded every 2 years. Recipients awarded for up to 4 years, based on financial need.
    Deadline: June 1.
    For applications visit http://www.communityfoundationci.org/.
  • Loraine Lambert Memorial Nursing Scholarship
    Full-time enrollment, financial need.
    Award: $1500.
    Deadline: April.
    For applications contact Kewanee High School Foundation Office at (309) 856-8702.
  • 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/.
  • 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. 3% interest rate. Max $12,000.
    Contact: laura.l.simmons@osfhealthcare.org or call (309)655-3450.
  • Talbots Women's Scholarship
    High school graduate before September 1998, female, min. of 2 semesters as undergraduate and financial need.
    Amount: $1000.
    Deadline: January.
    Visit www.scholarshipamerica.org/talbotswomen.
  • 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 female, full-time student, & community involvement.
    Amount: $1000.
    Deadline: February 28.
    Questions email jacksgram@hotmail.com with AAUW Scholarship in the Subject line.
  • A Colville Wilson Scholarship
    Graduate Degree in Nursing, related to children, IL Resident, preference to full-time and 3.0 GPA.
    Amount: $200-$7500.
    Deadline: April 1.
    For applications, call the Scottish Rite Office (309) 676-4472 or visit www.valleyofpeoria.org.
  • Clinical Nurse Specialist Foundation Scholarship
    For CNS students pursuing a Master's Degree.
    Deadline: October 31.
    Amount: $1000.
    Visit http://www.nacns.org/.
  • IL Public Health Association Graduate Scholarship Program
    Scholarships for qualified graduate students in Public Health.
    Deadline: February.
    For more information or application visit http://www.ipha.com call 1-217-522-5687.
  • 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.
  • P.E.O. Education Loan Fund (local chapter)
    Women in need. Two co-signers required. 3% interest rate.
    Max $20,000.
    Contact: laura.l.simmons@osfhealthcare.org or (309)655-3450.
  • 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