Costs and Financial Aid
Special Funding Opportunity for 2nd Degree Accelerated BSN Program Spring 2014 Applicants
The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation Scholarship is a one-time award for full-time Indiana University School of Nursing majors in the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) degree program for students entering IUSON Spring 2014. The scholarship award is $10,000 per recipient. Award recipients will be selected based on the following criteria: applied for FAFSA, must have financial need, scholastic achievement, and a one page written essay explaining why you are interested in the profession of nursing, and need for financial support. Eligible students must complete an application. Scholarship Application deadline: Tuesday, October 1, 2013
For eligibility criteria and IUSON RWJF application materials click here.
The IU School of Nursing in Indianapolis (IUPUI) administers over $700,000 in scholarships annually to aid undergraduate and graduate nursing students in paying for their education. These scholarships have been made available to IUSON students through gifts and donations from generous donors.
Average awards for undergraduate students range from $1000 up to $2500 for the academic year (split equally in two payments to be distributed for fall and spring semesters applied directly to their IU Student Account).
IUSON 2014-2015 On-Line Scholarship Application is now open. Deadline for application is 12 midnight, Wednesday, March 26, 2014.
For general questions about IUSON scholarships, please call us at (317) 274-2806 or e-mail us at firstname.lastname@example.org.
for Graduate Students
* The William and Doris Rodie Dissertation Scholarship Award listed below has its own application and requirements, including application deadlines; please review carefully.
The William and Doris Rodie Dissertation Scholarship Award scholarship was created to provide financial assistance to doctoral candidates in the Indiana University School of Nursing who are working on dissertations. Awards of $2000.00 will be made based on monies available each academic year. The funds are to be used to offset dissertation expenses. All PhD students’ who have achieved candidacy and are actively working on their dissertation research are eligible to receive the award once. PhD Students may apply for this award once they have successfully defended their dissertation research proposal. An abstract of the proposed dissertation research as well as a budget outlining how the monies will be used must accompany this application. Students also need a letter of support from the Chair of their Dissertation Committee.
* The PhD Leadership Fellowship Award listed below has its own application and requirements, including application deadlines; please review carefully.
The PhD Leadership Fellowship Award established in June 2010, was created to support fellowships for PhD nursing students (local and distance students) registered for classes on the IUPUI campus. Two $1,000 awards will be made each academic year to support completion of PhD studies. Eligibility for the Fellowship requires that recipients have been admitted to the PhD program and demonstrate leadership in the discipline through education, research or practice. Applicants must complete and submit the application cover page with a 300 to 400 word essay that describes how the applicant has provided leadership in the nursing profession at the state, regional, and/or national level and delineates his/her goals for continued leadership in the discipline, a letter of support from their faculty mentor/dissertation chair and a curriculum vitae.
Department of Environments for Health Awards
Acknowledges the outstanding graduate work by an RN to MSN student whose primary focus is care of the mentally ill. The award is to be granted upon completion of the student’s MSN graduate education. The student selected must have provided a significant contribution to the mental health community of the school and have a minimum GPA of 3.5.
Lee D. Fuller Award
Given to a PhD student in the doctoral psychiatric mental health nursing program who is at the proposal stage of writing his/her dissertation. The award is to help fund the student’s research.
For more information about these faculty-nominated awards, please contact the department administrative assistant at (317) 274-8040.