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IF YOU'RE LOOKING to continue your education or fund a research project, many websites can help you find the money you need. The following sites offer information on available grants and scholarships and how to apply for them.


Grants for Nursing Students


This online resource provides comprehensive information on federal, state-funded, professional, and minority grants that are currently available for nursing students.


National League for Nursing Education Research Grants


Each year, the National League for Nursing provides research grants from $5,000 to $20,000 to nurses for small investigator research projects. This site gives you all the information you need to apply for a grant.


Sigma Theta Tau International Research Grants


At this site sponsored by the Honor Society of Nursing, you can view a list of research grants offered to nurses in various specialties.


Minority Nursing Scholarships


If you're a member of a minority group, you may qualify for the scholarships listed at this site. A searchable database will help you narrow the possibilities.


Nursing Scholarships


This site lets you search by the program or degree you're interested in to find scholarships that may be right for you. It also provides information on writing a winning scholarship essay and avoiding scholarship scams.


U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Nursing Scholarship Program


Sponsored by a federal agency, this site provides information on applying for the Nursing Scholarship Program. Applicants must be willing to work for at least 2 years at a healthcare facility with a critical shortage of nurses in exchange for tuition reimbursement.