Health Science Scholarships

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Dixie State University offers training to students in several levels of nursing. The practical nurse and associate registered nurse programs have been approved by the Utah State Board of Nursing and have received accreditation through NLNAC™.

Health Science Scholarships: Scholarships are awarded to full-time, undergraduate nursing students with financial need. Applicants must complete a FAFSA application to be considered. Recipients will be selected by the nursing department. Scholarship Application

Additional Nursing Scholarships

Additional Nursing Scholarship opportunities are available locally and nationally by doing a web search. Here are just a few:

AmeriCorps Service

Upon successful completion of a term of service, members are eligible to receive a Segal AmeriCorps Education Award. These awards range from $1,000 to $4,000, which may be used to pay current college costs or to repay student loans. For more information about AmeriCorps at DSU please contact Gina Gottfredson at gina.gottfredson@dixie.edu.

National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing

National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing has two scholarships available. You must be a member of a local, state, or national student nurse association. The application forms & all criteria can be found at

Utah Nurses Foundation Nursing Grant-In-Aid

Provides scholarships to Utah residents who are interested in working on a nursing degree. Recipients must agree to join the Utah Nurses Association within 6 months of graduation. For More information see the Utah Nurses Association application, or contact the Utah Nurses Association at (801) 272-4510 or toll-free at 800-236-1617. You must have completed the 1st semester of Nursing school. Deadlines are June 1st & October 1st.

Address: 4505 South Wasatch Blvd #135 Salt Lake City, UT 84124.

Ruth S Clayton Memorial Nursing Scholarship

A grant program providing financial assistance to women graduates from Utah high schools to attend schools located in the state of Utah. Must study nursing with the goal of attaining an R.N or R.N/B.S.N program. Applicants must need financial assistance in order to continue their education, have high academic achievement, extra-curricular and/or community involvement and established nursing career goals. Priority will be given to women whose intention is to work as nurses in the state of Utah for at least two years following their graduation. For further information contact:

State Contact Information:
Shirley Knox ~ Utah Chairman
839 E. 4315 S.
Salt Lake City, UT 84107
(801) 288-0720

Local Contact Information:
Jeanne Liken ~ St George Representative
(435) 673-6973
jliken@msn.com

Indian Heath Services Scholarship (IHS)

This program is part of the Indian Health Care Improvement Act (Public Law 94-437). Applicants must be an American Indian or Alaska Native. The Navajo area office is located at P.O. Box 9020, Window Rock, and Arizona 86515. Contact person listed as Ms. Rosalinda Allison.

Phone number (928) 871-1358 or e-mail roselanda.allison@navajo.ihs.gov
Native American Health Education Fund: nahefscholarship@bellsouth.net

Tylenol Scholarship

The Tylenol scholarship is for student pursuing career in healthcare, life sciences or a related field. This year they will award $250,000 in scholarships based on leadership qualities and academic performance, including ten $10,000 and thirty $5,000 grants. The deadline is May 15th. more information…

For additional Nursing Scholarships, you may wish to try searching at Nursing Scholarship.us

Intermountain Healthcare Dixie Regional Medical Center-Dixie State University Nursing Diversity Scholarship

The Intermountain Healthcare Dixie Regional Medical Center (DRMC)-Dixie State University (DSU) Nursing Diversity Scholarship supports the mission and core values of DRMC and DSU by encouraging a diverse workforce, which will be more responsive to the varied cultural/ethnic beliefs and practices of patients and their families. 

The deadline is June 1.

Application