Scholarships

Find scholarships and fellowships to fund your education

If you are an incoming or current, undergraduate or graduate IU School of Nursing student, you may apply for one of our scholarships by submitting an application and required essay. Scholarship applications are open from December 1 to March 1. During the open period, you can search the scholarships portal using the keyword “nursing” for available scholarships.

For financial need scholarships, you must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) annually. Deadline to submit your FAFSA can be found at the same link.

Award amounts range from $500 to $10,000 per year, per scholarship.

Browse the list of nursing opportunities below.

How to apply for scholarships

  1. Sign in to the scholarship portal using your IU username and passphrase.
  2. Complete the general scholarship application to be automatically considered for all the scholarship opportunities you’re eligible for.
  3. Find the opportunities you’re looking for by performing a search with keyword nursing or the specific name of the scholarship.
  4. Complete any additional application materials that may be necessary.
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Grace A. Jackson BSN Scholarship

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate

The Grace A. Jackson BSN Scholarship was established in 2002 by Grace Alice Jackson, a graduate of IU School of Nursing Class of 1949.

  • Undergraduate nursing student
  • BSN program track
  • Any IU campus

Harman and Frances Deen Pugsley Scholarship Fund

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate

The Harman and Frances Deen Pugsley Scholarship Fund was established in 1985 by Harman Pugsley, a graduate of IU School of Nursing, Class of 1942.

  • Undergraduate nursing student
  • Any IU campus
  • Junior (300 level courses), Senior (400 level courses)

Harriett Becker Scholarship

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate

The Harriett Becker Scholarship was established in 2002 by an estate gift from Harriett R. Becker, a 1948 graduate of IU School of Nursing.

  • Undergraduate nursing student in BSN program
  • Any IU campus
  • File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Demonstrate financial need as defined by the U.S. Department of Education's criteria for need-based federal financial aid

Howard L. Keach Scholarship

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate, Graduate

The Howard L. Keach Scholarship was established in 1977 by an estate gift from Hilda H. Keach in memory of her husband, Howard L. Keach.

  • Graduate or undergraduate nursing student
  • Any IU campus
  • File the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)
  • Demonstrate financial need as defined by the U.S. Department of Education's criteria for need-based federal financial aid
  • Preference to resident of Lawrence County

IUFW Nursing Scholarship

Fort Wayne
Undergraduate, Graduate

The IUFW Nursing Scholarship supports scholarships for students enrolled in the nursing program at the IU School of Nursing Fort Wayne campus.

  • Undergraduate or graduate nursing student
  • IU Fort Wayne campus only

Jacqueline Beretta Dwyer Fund

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate

The Jacqueline Beretta Dwyer Fund was established in 1984 by family and friends in memory of Jacqueline Beretta Dwyer.

  • Undergraduate nursing students
  • Any IU campus
  • Junior (300 level course)

Jean L. Coffey Webster Scholarship

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate

The Jean L. Coffey Webster Scholarship was established in 2001 by members of the Class of 1951 to honor Jean L. Coffey, who was the director of the School of Nursing (1949-1953) when the Class of 1951 graduated.

  • Undergraduate nursing student
  • Enrolled in BSN degree program
  • State of Indiana resident
  • Completed one semester of pre-nursing
  • Sophomore (200 level course), Junior (300 level courses), or Senior (400 level courses)
  • 3.0 GPA minimum
  • Any IU campus

Jessie I. Cross Scholarship Fund

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate, Graduate

The Jessie I. Cross Scholarship Fund was established in 1983 by Jessie I. Cross, a graduate of IU School of Nursing, Class of 1942.

  • Graduate or undergraduate nursing student
  • Any IU campus
  • State of Indiana resident
  • Completed 1 full year at School of Nursing
  • Junior (300 level courses) or Senior (400 level courses)

Joseph Maurice Cantin and Charles Ernest Goosman Scholarship Fund

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate

Charles E. Goosman, Indiana University Class of 1952, established this scholarship in honor and memory of his partner, Joseph Maurice Cantin. Joe was loved and admired by every person he knew and worked with. He was a person of high standards and ready wit who was deeply committed to his craft as a licensed registered nurse.

  • Undergraduate BSN students
  • Full-time (minimum 12 credit hours per semester)
  • Any IU campus
  • Preference to students that exhibited previous commitment and service to the needs of the lesbian and gay community

Judith Kernohan-Burgner Memorial Scholarship

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate

The Judith Kernohan-Burgner Memorial Scholarship was established in 1978 in memory of Judith Kernohan-Burgner.

  • Undergraduate nursing student
  • Any IU campus
  • Enrolled as a Junior (taking 300 level courses) or Senior (taking 400 level courses)
  • Full-time
  • GPA of 3.2 or higher

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