Private Graduate Scholarships

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:

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 (309) 676-4472 or visit

Clinical Nurse Specialist Foundation Scholarship

For CNS students pursuing a Master's Degree.

Deadline: October 31.

Amount: $1000.


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.


IL Department of Public Health Nursing Education Scholarship

Early FAFSA date needed. EFC<1000.

Pays: tuition/living stipend.

Deadline: May.

Application available at

Illinois Nurse Educator Loan Forgiveness Program

Must be IL resident, taught as a nursing faculty for 12 consecutive months before applying.

IL Public Health Association Graduate Scholarship Program

Scholarships for qualified graduate students in Public Health.

Deadline: February.

For more information or application visit call 1-217-522-5687.

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

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 at

Nurse Corps - Navy, AirForce or Army

Sign on bonuses, loan repayment. or or

National Student Nurses Association Inc.

Academic achievement, financial need, nursing student organizations & community activities.

Amount: $1000-$2500.

Deadline: January.

Applications available at

Oncology Nursing Society

RN to MSN. Amount $2000.

Deadline: February.

Applications available at

Women's Lifestyles

Peoria females, continuing education.

Pays: educational expenses. Amount: up to $1000.

Deadline: April.

Applications available at