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General Information

Name Nursing Scholarship Fund
Number of Awards
Award Value $5,000
Award Type Need-Based Scholarship
Accept Applications
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Contact Information

Contact State Student Assistance Commission of Indiana
150 W. Market St.
Suite 500
Indianapolis, Indiana 46204
Phone (888)528-4719

Scholarship Description

The Nursing Scholarship Fund was created by the 1990 Indiana General Assembly to encourage and promote qualified individuals to pursue a nursing career in Indiana.

To be eligible students must:
1. Be admitted to an approved institution of higher learning as a full time (12 hours or more) or part time (6-11 hours) nursing student.
2. Be an Indiana resident and an US citizen.
3. Agree in writing to work as a nurse in an Indiana health care setting for at least the first two (2) years following graduation.
4. Demonstrate a financial need for the scholarship.
5. Have a minimum Grade Point Average (GPA) of at least 2.0 on a scale of 4.0 or the equivalent, or meet the minimum GPA requirements established for the college's nursing program if it is higher.
6. Not be in default on a state or federally sponsored student loan.
7. Complete and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
8. Meet all other minimum criteria established by the Commission.