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Scholarships + Financial Aid

December 14, 2016

…e North Carolina State Education Assistance Authority website. Merit-based Scholarships The following scholarships are awarded by the School of Nursing to outstanding master’s students. A call for applications is posted each spring for financial awards made the following fall; both new and continuing students are eligible for consideration. UNC-CH Graduate School Merit Assistantship James M. Johnston Scholarships Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship…

Thomas N.P. Johnson III Establishes War Heroes’ Nursing Scholarships

November 17, 2015

…erously established by Thomas N.P. Johnson III to support five named merit scholarships for graduate or undergraduate nursing students at the UNC Chapel Hill. The inaugural recipients of these scholarships all participate in SON’s newly formed military student group. Of his generosity Tom explains that he first understood the important contributions of nurses during his service as a Vietnam-era medic in the U.S. Air Force, an experience that would…

$6.8M gift to UNC-Chapel Hill School of Nursing from Helene Fuld Health Trust funds simulation center, scholarships to educate nurses  

February 2, 2021

…received $6.8 million to fund a world-class nursing simulation center and scholarships for second-career nursing students. The donation from the Helene Fuld Health Trust , the nation’s largest charitable trust devoted exclusively to supporting nursing students and nursing education, is the largest private donation in the history of the UNC School of Nursing. This gift contributes to a larger project to renew Carrington Hall, the home to the UNC S…

Undergraduate Students Receive Scholarships to Intern with SON Mobile Health Clinic

July 25, 2019

…rgraduate nursing students Thuy Tran, Soo Jung Ha, and Karen Shin received scholarships to spend the summer interning at the SON Mobile Health Clinic. This opportunity was made possible by scholarships generously supported by Thomas Aldridge and his family. Tran, Ha, and Shin are providing care to patients on the mobile clinic, which operates at Dorcas Ministries and Western Wake Crisis Ministry, to fulfill the clinical component of N487 Practicum…

The American Cancer Society Awards Four Scholarships to SON Students

June 6, 2013

…ool of Nursing students have been awarded American Cancer Society Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice. The recipients are Sean Gallagher, RN; April Lenker, RN; Melissa Matson, RN; and Lori Walker, RN. The scholarship supports graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in cancer nursing or doctorate of nursing practice (DNP). The UNC recipients are second-year students in the UNC Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN) program studying…

Schultz and Woodley awarded Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. Scholarships

July 26, 2018

…Lisa Woodley, MSN, RN, have received Nurses Educational Funds, Inc. (NEF) scholarships. Michael is the recipient of the Henry B. Spencer Scholarship. Michael’s dissertation explores the relationships of mindfulness, interoception (the sense of the internal state of the body), and stress to type 1 diabetes self-management among late adolescents and young adults. The broad goal of this quasi-experimental study with biobehavioral and mixed methods i…

Deadline Oct. 15: Scholarships for Certificate in Health Care Systems – Informatics

August 29, 2011

Funding is available to cover up to one year of tuition for students accepted to SON’s newest education option: the Post-Master’s Certificate in Health Care Systems – Informatics. The deadline to apply for spring 2012 admission is Oct. 15, 2011, and the deadline for fall 2012 is Jan. 10, 2012. The program is designed for nurses who have earned a graduate degree and wish to prepare for clinical leadership roles in the design, selection, implement…

Financial Aid Resources

December 19, 2016

…ine station -Be willing to relocate at the associate’s own expense. CollegeScholarships.org Link Provides a list of nursing scholarships Colon Furr Memorial Nursing Scholarship Link Administered by: The American Legion Award: $600 Number of awards: unknown Requirements: – Must be NC resident enrolled in a program that leads to RN certification – Nursing transcript or acceptance letter and high school transcript – Up to 3 endorsements from school f…

Create a Fund

August 5, 2017

…und the areas of interest. The costs to fund programs, faculty support and scholarships vary. Donor indicates which area of interest s/he prefers. A document is prepared that is an agreement to establish an endowment fund that indicates the name of the fund, the amount of the gift to establish it, what it is designated to be used for. If the endowment fund is to be created as a pledge, 20% of the total amount will be requested at this time, with a…

Waddell-Schultz’s lifelong giving breaks down financial barriers for today’s students

February 28, 2018

…including the current Campaign for Carolina Nursing, directs her giving to scholarships for students who may have a gap between what they can pay and what financial aid they receive, so that they can focus on the experiences of nursing school instead of financial stress. “With each check I wrote to pay down my student loan, I thought about how grateful I was to have a nursing degree from North Carolina’s premier university,” says Waddell-Schultz,…