School of Nursing

Nursing Scholarship and Work Study Opportunities

USM Scholarships (Please check back in fall 2016 to apply for 2017-2018 scholarships)

Federal Work Study Opportunities in the School of Nursing

Non-USM Scholarships:

National Health Service Corps Scholarships for Graduate Students (deadine April 28)

The Odd Fellows & Rebekahs

Ellen F. Washburn Nurses Training Award (deadline April 15 each year)

Independent Order of Odd Fellows

W. Scott Reid Scholarship Fund (Deadline June 10 each year)

Grande Du Maine Nurses Training Scholarship (deadline April 1, 2016)

Grande Du Maine Voiture 354 Scholarship (deadline April 1, 2016)


Every year the National Student Nurse Association awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to nursing students who are members of NSNA. The membership fee is $25/year. Visit to begin your scholarship application! This is an online application process. Start now and finish later! Be sure to complete the application in Step 8 before the deadline.

MSNA Scholarships (deadlines: July 1 for fall semester, December 1 for spring semester)

Loan Repayment through NHSC


Release for Reference form 
(required in order for USM faculty and staff to write a letter of reference on your behalf)