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™.

Bamberger Nursing Scholarship

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.

April 15th Deadline

Bamberger Nursing Scholarship Application

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 Mary Whitehead at

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 National Organization for Associate Degree Nursing

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:
Donna Beesley ~ St George Representative
(435) 619-2538

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
Native American Health Education Fund:

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…

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DSU-DRMC 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 scholarship will be awarded to students of diversity in ethnicity accepted into or currently enrolled in the DSU Associate Degree Nursing or RN-to-BSN program who maintain a cumulative GPA of 3.0.  Ethnic diversity is defined according to categories currently used by DSU: Asian, Hispanic, Black, Native American, Native Hawaiian/Pacific Islander, or 2 or more races. Additional points may be given to applicants with bilingual skills and foreign language fluency.  Intent to work as a registered nurse in Utah is strongly preferred, although not required for the scholarship.

Each applicant will submit a brief personal statement describing his or her ethnic diversity.  Intermountain DRMC and DSU will invite the successful applicant(s) to join in our outreach efforts to diverse communities a few times during the calendar year.

Applicant must be a U.S citizen or an eligible non-citizen with valid evidence of permanent residency in the United States.

June 1st Deadline

DRMC-DSU Nursing Scholarship Application