Scholarship Opportunities

These are the current internal and external scholarships available to currently enrolled students at the WVU School of Nursing. 

WVU School of Nursing Scholarships Application

Scholarship applications are open from October 15th, 2021, until February 1, 2022.

Click here to apply

Master of Science in Nursing Scholarship

If you are a currently enrolled or recently accepted student in the Master of Science in Nursing program you may be eligible for $1,000 in scholarship money. Applications are open through December 1st and are offered annually.

MSN Nursing Scholarship

VOHRA Wound Care Scholarship

This scholarship is for nurses and nursing students interested in becoming wound care certified.

  • Nurses and nursing students are eligible
  • $1,000 cash 
  • Tuition toward the Vohra Wound Certified Nurse program (a $650 value)

The Vohra Wound Care Scholarship

Save a Life Scholarship

The “Save a Life Scholarship” is awarded by the American Academy of CPR and First Aid is awarded twice a year to students pursuing degrees in either healthcare or education fields.

  • $1500 award for both the spring and fall semesters
  • Available to any student over 18 years old in the requisite programs
  • A given applicant may only win the scholarship once
  • Applicants may reapply if they do not win the award

You can find the essay prompt, and additional information here: https://www.onlinecprcertification.net/scholarship.php.

Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service – America’s Health Responders

This highly competitive program is available to full-time students about to begin their final year of academic study or professional training. Those selected for the program will become Commissioned officers in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) and receive full pay and benefits of an active duty officer for up to 12 months just for finishing their education and training. In return for financial assistance, SRCOSTEP participants agree to work for the USPHS sponsoring agency as a Commissioned Corps officer immediately after graduation.

If you are interested in additional information about joining the Early Commissioning Program and SRCOSTEP, please visit:

SRCOSTEP Externship

After College/AACN Scholarship Fund

The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program.

After College AACN Scholarship Fund

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

Too many Americans—particularly in underserved areas—go without checkups, preventive screenings, vaccines, and other care, simply because there are not enough health care professionals to provide care and treatment in their communities. The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program enables you to fulfill your passion to care for underserved people in some of the neediest communities across the country.

If awarded, you will receive financial support, including:

  • tuition;
  • eligible fees;
  • annual payment for other reasonable costs, such as books, clinical supplies/instruments and uniforms; and
  • a monthly stipend.
  • Deadline for application: Please check the NURSE Corps Scholarship website for the next application cycle. 

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

Additional Scholarships

For additional scholarship information, you can visit Study.comCaring.com, nurse.org, BSN Education or nursepractitionerschools.com  and learn what scholarships are available in many areas of nursing, and for all types of people, with special scholarships for LGBTQ, men in nursing and much more.