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Nursing Scholarships

The Foundation administers four nursing scholarships. Please review the criteria for all four to make certain you qualify for at least one of the funds. Award amounts vary: $500 - $5,000.

Now accepting applications.

Albert E. and Florence W. Newton Nursing Scholarship

  • Rhode Island residents studying nursing in or out of state
  • Non-Rhode Island residents studying nursing in Rhode Island
  • Renewable

Edward J. and Virginia M. Routhier Nursing Scholarship

  • Licensed RNs seeking baccalaureate or graduate nursing degree in Rhode Island
  • Students enrolled in a baccalaureate nursing program in Rhode Island
  • Financial need
  • Renewable

Willard and Marjorie Scheibe Nursing Scholarship

  • Rhode Island resident
  • Pursuing LPN, RN or advanced nursing degree
  • Financial need
  • Renewable

Alan Edgar Wurdeman Scholarship Fund

  • Rhode Island residents
  • Pursuing LPN or RN nursing degrees
  • Attending a school in Rhode Island or Northeastern University School of Nursing
  • Maintain a GPA of 2.5 or better
  • Preference given to students committed to staying in Rhode Island after graduation
  • Renewable

To apply:

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The application deadline is 5 p.m. (EST) on April 20, 2020 for all four funds.
Applicants should submit only one application.