NLN Foundation for Nursing Education Scholarship

We are proud to be the only member organization providing scholarships specifically to nurse educators.The NLN Foundation for Nursing Education offers scholarships of up to $8,000 each year to support the NLN’s mission to build a strong and diverse nursing workforce to advance the health of the nation and the global community.

The NLN Foundation wants to encourage more experienced and ethnically diverse nurses to pursue advanced degrees to prepare for full-time positions as nurse educators.

National League for Nursing Scholarships

Application Deadline and Timeline

  • The 2020 application period runs from February 25 until May 18. 


To be eligible for this scholarship, applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • These scholarships are awarded to nurses pursuing advanced degrees to advance their career as a full-time nurse educator. 
  • The funds are for master’s or doctoral students enrolled in accredited programs who have completed at least a year of their academic program. 
  • Eligible candidates must also be NLN members either through individual dues or through their employer schools’ NLN membership.

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