Scholarship Criteria and Applications

Our Nursing Scholarships

The NFP’s Scholarship Applications open January 1 and close March 31.

All applicants must be accepted/enrolled in an accredited nursing school in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania, demonstrate financial need and have a GPA of 3.0 or higher. Please View Criteria for each scholarship’s eligibility details and application requirements. All applications may only be submitted via website.

Questions may be directed to Paula Lasecki (plasecki@thenfp.org, 717-827-4369) or Cheryl Bradford (cbradford@thenfp.org, 717-904-4201)

Alumni Association Scholarship of the Former Abington Memorial Hospital Dixon School of Nursing Scholarship

The NFP’s Abington Alumni Association Scholarship Fund provides scholarships in support of students demonstrating need in pursuing of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in an accredited BSN, MSN, or doctoral program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please View Criteria for complete eligibility details and application requirements.

AMOUNT: UP TO $2,500 | UP TO 4 STUDENTS

Applications must be submitted via the website.
Deadline of March 31, 2023.

The Alumni Association Scholarship Fund of the Former Albert Einstein Medical Center – Nursing School of Philadelphia

The NFP’s Alumni Association Scholarship Fund of the Former Albert Einstein Medical Center Nursing School of Philadelphia provides scholarships in support of students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in an accredited BSN, MSN, or doctoral program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please View Criteria for complete eligibility details and application requirements.

AMOUNT: Up to $1,000 |UP TO 5 STUDENTS

Applications must be submitted via the website.
Deadline of March 31, 2023.

Alyssa C. Rudy Scholarship

The NFP’s Alyssa C. Rudy Scholarship provides scholarships to York College of Pennsylvania students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in an accredited BSN, MSN, or doctoral program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please View Criteria for complete eligibility details and application requirements.

AMOUNT: Up to $1,000 | UP TO 3 STUDENTS

Applications must be submitted via the website.
Deadline of March 31, 2023.

Evelyn Benson Leadership Endowment

The NFP’s Evelyn Benson Nurse Leadership Scholarship provides scholarships in support of students demonstrating leadership skills in their pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in their third or fourth year of an accredited BSN, MSN, or doctoral program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please View Criteria for complete eligibility details and application requirements.

AMOUNT: Up to $1,000 | UP TO 2 STUDENTS

Applications must be submitted via the website.
Deadline of March 31, 2023.

The Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship

The NFP’s Florence (Madden) Grady-Fasick Scholarship Fund provides scholarships in support of students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in an accredited baccalaureate nursing program or an RN-BSN program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please View Criteria for complete eligibility details and application requirements.

AMOUNT: UP TO $1,000 | UP TO 5 STUDENTS

Applications must be submitted via the website.
Deadline of March 31, 2023.

Military Scholarship
The Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship

The NFP’s Jack E. Barger, Sr. Memorial Nursing Scholarship provides scholarships in support of select members of the military community in their pursuit of a nursing degree. Responsibility to document applicant’s veteran/active duty status will rest with the applicant. Please View Criteria for complete eligibility details and application requirements.

AMOUNT: Up to $1,000 | 6 STUDENTS

Applications must be submitted via the website.
Deadline of March 31, 2023.

JoAnne Goss Memorial Nursing Scholarship

The NFP’s JoAnne Goss Memorial Nursing Scholarship provides scholarships to Cumberland County Pennsylvania students demonstrating financial need in the pursuit of a nursing degree as they graduate from Carlisle High School and Boiling Springs High School. The scholarship is also open to any Cumberland County High School senior planning to pursue a nursing degree at Messiah University. Please View Criteria for complete eligibility details and application requirements.

AMOUNT: UP TO $1,000 | UP TO 4 STUDENTS

Applications must be submitted via the website.
Deadline of March 31, 2023.

JoAnne Goss Memorial Nursing Scholarship for Market Cross Pub and Brewery Patrons

The NFP’s JoAnne Goss Nursing Leadership Scholarship provides scholarships to customers of the Market Cross Pub and Brewery who are students demonstrating leadership skills in their pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in their third or fourth year of an accredited RN, BSN, MSN, or doctoral program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please View Criteria for complete eligibility details and application requirements.

AMOUNT: UP TO $1,000

Applications must be submitted via the website.
Deadline of March 31, 2023.

The Tubman Scholar Scholarship

The NFP’s Tubman Scholar Scholarship Fund provides scholarships in support of Black students in their pursuit of a nursing degree. Funds are for full-time nursing students in an accredited BSN program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Please View Criteria for complete eligibility details and application requirements.

AMOUNT: Up to $1,000

Applications must be submitted via the website.
Deadline of March 31, 2023.

All scholarship application forms, essays, and letters of reference will be maintained in a private and confidential manner.