Student Nurse Scholarship Program

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ANA- Maine Nursing Student Scholarship Criteria

What is this scholarship?

  • There are two scholarships available in the fall and two available in the spring. Each season has (1) $1,000 scholarship for a student enrolled in a BSN program, and (1) $1,000 scholarship for a student enrolled in an advanced nursing degree.

Who is eligible?

  • Individuals currently enrolled and matriculated in a Maine state-approved, accredited registered nursing program leading to an associate degree, baccalaureate, masters or doctoral degree in nursing
  • Doctoral candidates in out of state programs may apply with permanent residency in Maine
  • Enrolled in at least half-time status and has successfully completed 30 credits of program curriculum
  • Must have a minimum of 3.0 GPA and be in good standing with academic institution
  • Member of ANA Maine or Student Nurses’ Association Membership

When will the scholarship(s) be awarded? 

Spring Event/Annual Meeting

Who chooses the recipient(s)?

Student affairs committee chair and three other members will complete a rubric for each application. Applications are blinded by student affairs committee member and given to chair for blind reviewing by the committee and the winners are announced to the ANA-Maine Board.  

What documents are required with the application?

  • Copy of the most recent transcript and degree audit
  • Proof of ANA-Maine membership or Student Nurses’ Association Membership
  • Essay describing how nursing will/has impacted your life
  •  1 professional/academic letter of recommendation

Opens for application on March 1st  for Spring Award and July 1st  for Fall Award

Application deadline April 15th for Spring Award, and August 15th for Fall Award

Download Application and Criteria Here