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Nursing Scholarship Opportunities

There are many nursing scholarships available for nursing students at Delta College, from the Michigan Board of Nursing, Professional Nursing Organizations, Michigan State Government, and from health care agencies.  Every scholarship has certain criteria the candidate must meet. Some of these scholarships require actual enrollment in clinical courses to be eligible. They generally require an explanation of why you are going into nursing and what are your goals. When information comes to us on scholarships we will immediately update this page, so review this page frequently. 

Hint: When writing a scholarship paper, make sure it is written in a professional format and have someone proofread it. The Delta College Teaching and Learning Center, located in the Library, will also assist you in proofreading.

 We encourage you to reach out for financial aid/scholarships right here at Delta to assist you in obtaining your nursing education. You can investigate these scholarships and other financial assistance in D101.  A few of the scholarships that Delta College offers for nursing students through generous donators include:

Other Scholarship Opportunities

 The Saginaw County Medical Society Allianceprovides $500 nursing scholarships to Saginaw County residents.  Interested individuals should be residents of Saginaw County who are currently enrolled in a nursing program and have a GPA no lower than 2.79.  You must complete the entire application form and include a letter describing your career goals and financial need.  In addition, you need to submit two (2) written references from past or current teachers or professors.  Students who reside in Saginaw County only to attend Delta or SVSU are not eligible.  High School students are also not eligible to apply.  Please complete the application and return with your letter and two written references by March 31, 2015. 

The Mary Free Bed Guild of Grand Rapids offers annual scholarships for minority students pursuing degrees in nursing, neuropsychology, orthotics, prosthetics and rehabilitation therapy programs.  The goal of the scholarship program is to promote academic achievement for outstanding students as they prepare for further employment in the health care field. The Guild is now accepting applications for the 2014-2015 scholarship year, which will provide support for education related expenses.  You can pick up an application in the nursing office, or online at  Applications must be postmarked by April 1, 2014.

Johnson and Johnsonhas been very active and supportive of nurses and has worked hard to promote nursing through recruitment activities, including lists of scholarship opportunities. On this web site is listed a total of 167 different scholarship offerings, most with listed deadlines and application forms.

Michigan Works! offers local job seekers opportunity through limited scholarships, to those who qualify and meet program requirements, in many fields including health fields such as nursing (LPN or RN). Call the Michigan Works! Service Center, 3875 Bay Road, at: 989-249-5232. They will also help you put your resume online for future career positions. 

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