Scholarship Options

Scholarship options for new and current nursing students

Institutional Scholarship Opportunities


Scholarship Details


SON Institutional Scholarship Application:
Through donor giving, the School of Nursing offers institutional scholarships to nursing students who meet various academic, financial, diverse, regional, and program criteria.  All incoming and current students can submit a completed OHSU SON scholarship application as well as the FAFSA application each year to be considered for these internal SoN awards. 

Applications are now open.

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President's Scholarship: Designed to support nursing students who have experienced significant disadvantage or adversity, are from a rural or educationally underserved area or are underrepresented in nursing.
Scholars for a Healthy Oregon: Designed for those going into the Master of Nursing in Nurse Anesthesia, Family NP, Midwifery, or Psychiatric Mental Health NP funding will be provided in exchange for your commitment to serve in a rural location upon graduation. Learn more
Applications are currently closed.  

Dean’s Scholarship for Faculty Graduate Education

Applications are currently closed.


Educational grant funds for graduate students

Educational grants are provided by a number of non-profit and governmental organizations in order to provide financial support for students in key populations critical to providing primary care in key regions or with targeted populations.  These funds are available on a limited basis and may have specific qualifications or requirements that recipients must comply with in order to be eligible.  Please see the following list below for the current educational grants that are available to students in our graduate and undergraduate programs.

Grant Details


The ACCESS grant is established to increase the number of primary care nurse practitioners prepared by the Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Nursing.

Applications are closed.

AENT Grant is a grant established to provide funding for Family Nurse Practitioner (FNP), Pediatric Nurse Practitioner, Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (PMHNP), and Nurse Midwifery (NM) students in the master's, post-baccalaureate Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP), and post-master’s certificate programs at Oregon Health & Science University (OHSU) School of Nursing (SON).

Applications are currently closed.


The Rural Health Track is a rural practice focused option within the OHSU School of Nursing Doctor of Nursing Practice Program. It is designed to prepare expert rural advanced practice nurses and leaders needed to improve health and health care outcomes of rural communities.

Applications are currently closed.

Nurse Anesthesia Grant – Designed to provide additional funding and scholarship support to incoming and current nurse anesthesia students.

Funds are allocated each year by the program director to eligible students.

Educational grant funds for undergraduate students

The New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) grant provides funding for students that are underrepresented in the field of nursing and are pursuing a second career in nursing.

Applications are now closed.

The Gerontological Nursing Honors Program (GNHP) is designed for outstanding undergraduate nursing students in the OCNE and Baccalaureate Completion programs to receive additional mentorship and credits related to working with aging adults.

Applications are closed.


The HealthE STEPS Nursing Workforce Diversity grant provides support and funding for students from populations underrepresented in nursing that are pre-nursing majors at Nursing programs at select community colleges.

Applications are now closed.


Federal Financial Aid

All students are encouraged to complete the free application for Federal Financial Aid (FAFSA) as part of applying for institutional scholarship and grant awards.  Review more information at the following link:

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