Scholarship Listings

The Barton B. Rinehart Fellowship

This fellowship is awarded to a graduate student in the School of Nursing who demonstrates the ability to problem solve in the healthcare setting to promote best practice and individualized care.

This is a $2,000 one-time award for a graduate student who has a G.P.A. of 3.3 or higher at time of application. The award is given once per year.

Applicants must:

  1. Complete the SON scholarship application: click here
  2. Cut and paste a recent resume/CV under “work experience” on the scholarship application.
  3. Complete a 300 – 500 word essay providing an example of: “how your problem solving promoted best practice and individualized patient care in the clinical setting”, enter this information under “Areas of Interest” on the scholarship application.
  4. Complete all other sections of the application.

This application is due by May 15th each year.

 

The Alfred I. duPont Nursing Scholars Fund

This scholarship is awarded to a PhD student  in the School of Nursing.

This is a $4000 one-time award for a full-time student who has a G.P.A. of 3.5 in the PhD program at time of application.  If applying as an entering student to the program, a GPA of 3.3 is required from previous degree. The award is given once per year.

Applicants must:

  1. Complete the SON scholarship application: click here
  2. Cut and paste a recent resume/CV under “work experience” on the scholarship application.
  3. Complete a 300 – 500 word essay explaining why you are worthy of this scholarship and your career goals after PhD completion.
  4. Complete all other sections of the application.

This application is due by June 30th. 

Sigma Theta Tau International, Beta Xi Chapter Graduate Student Scholarship

  • $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a Master’s or doctoral to be used for tuition for a graduate level or higher course.
  • Must be member of Beta Xi.
  • Scholarship monies will be forwarded to the recipient upon proof of successful completion of a post baccalaureate course applicable to a graduate nursing degree.
  • Past and/or present involvement in the chapter will be heavily considered in this award.
  • Submit the following to Melanie Chichester @ MChichester@christianacare.org:
    – Cover page with name, address, phone # and date of graduation
    – Summary of your professional goals
    – One page essay on “The importance of research and scholarship in professional nursing”. This essay will be published in the newsletter.Submission deadline will be August 1st each year
To apply for any of the following scholarships listed below, please click on the Student Financial Services link below:

Helen E. Bancroft Scholarship

  • Matriculated Nursing major, preferably Maternity
  • Deserving student with promise of academic achievement

Blue Cross/Blue Shield of Delaware Scholarship

  • Awarded to a Delaware Technical and Community College student wishing to pursue a baccalaureate degree in Nursing at the University Of Delaware

Jeanne K. Buxbaum Nursing Scholarship

  • Nursing majors, undergraduate and graduate students
  • Interest in gerontology, public health
  • For more information on scholarship: click here
  • For Biographical information on Dr. Buxbaum: click here
  • For Buxbaum Scholarship Application Web Form: click here

Frances M. Cahn Memorial Nursing Award

  • Nursing major
  • Returning adult student
  • Preference given to Pennsylvania resident
  • Academic merit and financial need ( FAFSA form)
  • For more information: click here

A. I. DuPont Endowed Scholarship

  • Nursing major, preferably in Pediatrics

Katherine L. Esterly Nursing Scholarship

Muriel E. Gilman Scholarship

  • Nursing major
  • Returning adult student, graduate or undergraduate
  • Academic excellence
  • Promise of success in profession
  • For more information: click here

Linda Brinton Harra Scholarship

  • Nursing major
  • Preference given to adult students in accelerated program or student pursuing Nurse Practitioner or Clinical Nurse Specialist
  • For more information: click here

Shirlee Kittleman Scholarship

  • Letter of interest detailing cross-cultural, leadership, public health or community service and current interest in public health required
  • Upcoming Senior or graduate student
  • Two awards of $2,500 each will be awarded in 2007, future awards may vary
  • For more information: click here

Zeneca Pharmaceuticals Scholarship

  • Nursing major
  • Minority student
  • Delaware resident. For information on definition of “resident” –click here

If you are searching for a specific Nursing Scholarship not shown here – email ud-nursing@udel.edu