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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Margaret C. & Anne Marie Kuzmitz Scholarship in Nursing

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate, Graduate

The Margaret C. & Anne Marie Kuzmitz Scholarship in Nursing was established through an estate gift by Anne Marie, to honor her sister, Margaret, who was a nurse. Anne Marie wanted to assist students in need of financial assistance who are pursuing a degree in nursing on any IU campus.

  • Graduate or undergraduate nursing student
  • Any IU campus
  • Preference to female student
  • 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

Martha Akers Scholarship

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate, Graduate

The Martha Akers Scholarship Endowment was established by Martha L. Akers in 1993. Martha received her bachelor's degree from Indiana University School of Nursing in 1993.

  • Undergraduate or graduate nursing student
  • Any IU campus

Mary F. Hyman Scholarship for Nursing at IUFW

Fort Wayne
Undergraduate

Established to support nursing students on the IU Fort Wayne campus.

  • Undergraduate nursing student
  • IU Fort Wayne campus only
  • GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • Preference for non-traditional student
  • Preference for RN to BSN
  • Financial need

Mary J. Fulk Kopsch Scholarship

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate

The Mary J. Fulk Kopsch Scholarship was established to recognize and honor Mrs. Kopsch who received her degree in nursing from Indiana University in 1948 and her sister, Esther Fulk Ross, who received her nursing degree in 1946.

 

May Connard Alexander Memorial Scholarship for Nursing at IUFW

Fort Wayne
Undergraduate

Established to support nursing students on the IU Fort Wayne campus.

  • Undergraduate nursing student
  • IU Fort Wayne campus only
  • GPA of 3.0 out of 4.0 scale
  • Preference for non-traditional student
  • Complete a class in Community Health or Public Health Nursing. Scholarship based on merit. If candidates are equally qualified preference shall be given to those with financial need.

Melvin Waltz Memorial Nursing Scholarship

Fort Wayne
Undergraduate, Graduate

Established to support nursing students on the IU Fort Wayne campus.

  • Undergraduate nursing student with GPA of 2.8 on a 4.0 scale
  • Graduate nursing student with GPA of 3.0 on a 4.0 scale
  • IU Fort Wayne campus only.
  • Because, as part of its mission, Indiana University is committed to diversity, special consideration will be given to underrepresented populations, including but not limited to financially challenged students, and/or students with diverse cultural experiences.

Robert E. and Josephine R. Crosby Scholarship

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Graduate

The Robert E. and Josephine R. Crosby Scholarship was established by Carol M. Crosby to honor her parents. Carol is a proud alumna of IU School of Nursing, BSN 1969 and MSN 1978. Carol previously served on the IUSON Alumni Board and was recognized in 2014 during IUSON's 100th anniversary celebration as one of the Top 100 Alumni Legacy Leaders. Carol wishes to support future nurses graduating from IU School of Nursing Fort Wayne campus.

  • Preference given to Fort Wayne campus students
  • Nursing graduate student

Roy and Peggy Echols Nursing Scholarship

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate

The Roy and Peggy Echols Nursing Scholarship was established in 1980 by Mr. Roy C. Echols and Mrs. Leatrice "Peggy" Echols. Roy received an honorary doctorate from Indiana University in 1963.

  • 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
  • U.S. citizen
  • State of Indiana resident

Ruth Hamilton School of Nursing

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate, Graduate

The Ruth Hamilton School of Nursing was established in 2004 through an estate gift of Ruth A. Hamilton.

  • Graduate or undergraduate nursing student
  • Any IU campus

Ruth Orum-Orgain Scholarship

Bloomington, Fort Wayne, IUPUI
Undergraduate, Graduate

The Ruth Orum-Orgain Scholarship was established in 1963 by Francis Orgain and Dorothy Sharp to honor the memory of Ruth Orum-Orgain. Ruth was associated with the faculty at IU School of Nursing prior to 1963.

  • Graduate or undergraduate nursing student
  • Any IU campus

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