Scholarships for Nurses

Discover Nursing offers a wide variety of nursing scholarships offered nationally and statewide for all programs (ASN-DNP). 

Forgivable Education Loan for Service (FELS)

The Forgivable Education Loan for Service (FELS) was established by the North Carolina General Assembly in 2011 and the first loans became available for the 2012-13 academic year. The loan provides financial assistance to qualified students who are committed to working in North Carolina in fields designated as critical employment shortage areas. Please visit for additional information including eligibility, award amounts, application procedures, and approved education programs.

NCNA Scholarships

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Nurse Corps Scholarship Program

As a student accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate, or graduate degree nursing program, you can receive funding for tuition, fees, and other educational costs. In exchange you must work at an eligible facility upon graduation. Visit the Health Resources & Services Administration for more information!  


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The Hunt Sisters Scholarship

The Hunt Sisters Scholarship was established in 2014 and the first loans became available for the 2017-2018 academic year. The loan will grant nursing scholarship awards to BSN students of junior and/or senior standing. The award amount may vary based on available funds of the Hunt Sisters Nursing Scholars Fund. An award will not be conferred if no qualified applications are received by the deadline of June 30. The Hunt Sisters Nursing Scholars Fund committee will review all scholarship applications. The scholarship recipient will be selected based upon the merit of materials presented.

Please contact Marie Davis for additional information including eligibility and application procedures.