Private Graduate Scholarships

Information on private scholarships/agencies is provided as a service to our students and does not necessarily constitute an endorsement by Methodist College.

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Contact agency or visit website for deadline date information.

American Association of University Women

Peoria female, full-time student, & community involvement.
Amount: $1000.
Deadline: February 28.
Questions email with AAUW Scholarship in the Subject line.

Casey Family Graduate Scholarship

Under age of 25 by March 31.
Deadline: March 31.
For more information visit the Foster Care to Success website.

A Colville Wilson Scholarship

Graduate Degree in Nursing, related to children, IL Resident, preference to full-time and 3.0 GPA.
Amount: $200-$7500.
Deadline: April 1.
For applications, call the Scottish Rite Office at (309) 676-4472 or visit the Valley of Peoria website.

Clinical Nurse Specialist Foundation Scholarship

For CNS students pursuing a Master's Degree.
Deadline: October 31.
Amount: $1000.
Visit the NACNS website

Davis Scholarship for Future Nurse Educators

Must agree to become a nursing faculty in the state of Illinois for a minimum of one year after graduation.
Deadline: March.
Amount: $1,000.
View application online. 

IL Department of Public Health Nursing Education Scholarship

Early FAFSA date needed. EFC<1000.
Pays: tuition/living stipend.
Deadline: May.
Application available online

Illinois Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Program

Must be IL resident, taught as a nursing faculty for 12 consecutive months before applying.
For more information, visit the Illinois Student Assistance Commission website

IL Public Health Association Graduate Scholarship Program

Scholarships for qualified graduate students in Public Health.
Deadline: February.
For more information or application visit the IPHA website or call (217) 522-5687.

Jean Brown Nursing Scholarship

Resident within 50 miles of Peoria, full-time or part-time and have financial need. Preference to student pursuing Occupational Nursing.
Pays: charges on college account.
Amount: $2,500.
Deadline: June.
For applications visit the Community Foundation of Central Illinois website.

March of Dimes Graduate Nursing Scholarship

Registered nurse currently enrolled in a graduate program in maternal-child nursing. Have at least one academic term to complete after August, 2013. Member of ACNM, AWHONN, or NANN.
Pays: $5,000.
Deadline: January 15.
Applications available online

Nurse Corps - Navy, Air Force or Army

Sign on bonuses, loan repayment.

National Student Nurses Association Inc.

Academic achievement, financial need, nursing student organizations & community activities.
Amount: $1000-$2500.
Deadline: January.
Applications available online

Oncology Nursing Society

RN to MSN. Amount $2000.
Deadline: February.
Applications available online

Women's Lifestyles

Peoria females, continuing education.
Amount: educational expenses up to $1000.
Deadline: April.
Applications available online