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Scholarships - Acupuncture, Massage & Nursing

Pacific College of Oriental Medicine strives to provide students with current information on scholarship opportunities. Please be sure to check the application deadlines as they occur at different times throughout the year. For more information on scholarship criteria and deadlines, select scholarship links provided. 
 
Acupuncture Scholarships
Nuherbs Chinese Medicine Scholarship
Through this scholarship program, Nuherbs Co. has pledged its ongoing support to the future of Chinese Medicine and this beautiful heritage of healing.
Offering three Chinese medicine and Acupuncture scholarships to aid Acupuncture students in their studies. 
 
Mayway Scholarship Program
Mayway USA is offering scholarships for qualified students of OM.
 
Trudy McAlister Fund Scholarship
The Triskeles Foundation offers this donor-funded scholarship for students of Acupuncture and Oriental Medicine in ACAOM accredited or candidate schools. 
 
The Sokenbicha Essay Challenge
From the AAAOM Students Organization and the National College of Natural Medicine.   The goal of the contest is to showcase the knowledge of Chinese medical practitioners with regard to botanicals and herbal medicine.
www.ncnm.edu/SokenbichaEssayChallenge
 
Tylenol Scholarship
The TYLENOL Scholarship program helps students getting a healthcare-related education manage the rising costs of education. Awarding $250,000 in scholarships to forty students based on leadership qualities and performance.
 
The J. Edgar Hoover Foundation Scholarship
Scholarships ranging from $500 to $1000 to financially assist academic study.
All US Government Programs Benefiting Students
Comprehensive listings of all current U.S. federal government assistance programs benefiting students.
 
 Massage Scholarships
JoyLife Therapeutics 
If you're planning on attending massage therapy school by August 2010, then the JoyLife Chair Ambassador Scholarship may be right for you. Students who are specializing in chair massage and have a deep interest in the field are perfect candidates for this scholarship, which will award one student $1,000 to be applied to their massage therapy studies.
 
Jeannette Rankin Women's Scholarship Fund
The Jeannette Rankin Scholarship is a great opportunity for low-income women over 35 who are returning to school to pursue various career paths. This scholarship allows these women to pursue their associate or first bachelor's degree or attend a technical or vocational school. So it's perfect for women who are interested in a massage therapy career. There were 78 grants awarded in 2006 to recipients in the amount of $2,000.
For more information visit: http://www.rankinfoundation.org/
 
NursingHomeAbuse.net Awareness and Prevention Scholarship
A healthcare scholarship - the first of its kind - was created to financially assist U.S. students committed to raising awareness and preventing nursing home abuse.  Any student enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution is eligible to apply; however, this scholarship is particularly suited for students studying nursing, social work, psychology, or healthcare administration. The applicant must also be receiving some form of need-based aid (such as Subsidized Direct Stafford Loan, Federal Work-Study, Pell Grant). The scholarship will help pay for non-tuition related living expenses that are not covered by the recipient’s current financial aid.
Deadline: February 15
Amount: Varies

Nursing Scholarships
Pacific College Full-time Nursing Program Scholarship
To provide assistance to Pacific College of Oriental Medicine students who are attending the Pacific College of Oriental Medicine's B.S. Completion Program in Nursing on a full-time basis.

American Arab Nurses Association
AANA Scholarships
Offers various scholarships for current nursing students, practicing nurses, and students interested in pursuing a career in nursing.
Phone: (313) 982-4070
Deadline: July 1, but may vary from year to year
Amount: Unspecified
 
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
CampusRN/AACN Nursing Scholarship Fund>
For students who are enrolled in a BSN, master's or doctoral degree program in nursing at an AACN member school. Special consideration will be given to students who are enrolled in a master's or doctoral program with the goal of pursuing a nursing faculty career, or who are completing an RN-to-BSN program or are enrolled in an accelerated baccalaureate or mater's degree nursing program. Must be a CampusRN member.
Email:
Deadlines: January 1, March 1, May 1, July 1, September 1, November 1
Amount: $2,500
 
American Holistic Nurses' Association
Charlotte McGuire Scholarship Program
Must be a current member of AHNA enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate nursing program related to holistic nursing
Phone: (800) 278-2462, ext. 10
Email:
Web site: www.ahna.org
Deadline: January 1 to March 15
Amount: To be announced (varies depending on available funds)
 
ExceptionalNurse.com
Offers various undergraduate and graduate scholarships for full-time nursing students with a documented disability
Phone: (561) 627-9872; TTY (561) 776-9442
Email:
Web site: www.exceptionalnurse.com/scholarship.html
Deadline: June 1
Amount: $250 to $500, depending on the scholarship
 
Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association
AACN/Breakthrough to Nursing Scholarship
Available to nursing or pre-nursing students from underrepresented populations. The Foundation also offers many other general and regional nursing scholarships.
Contact: Lauren Sperle
Phone: (718) 210-0705
Email:
Web site: www.nsna.org/foundation or 
Deadline: January 13
Amount: Unspecified
 
Health Resources and Services Administration, Bureau of Health Professions
Nursing Scholarship Program
Available to full- or part-time nursing students enrolled or accepted into an accredited diploma, associate degree, baccalaureate or graduate program.  Must be a U.S. citizen or national and commit to at least two years service at a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses.
Deadline: May
Amount: Tuition, fees and reasonable educational expenses plus monthly stipend
 
Indian Health Service
Health Professions Scholarship Program
Open to full- and part-time American Indian and Alaska Native students seeking an undergraduate or graduate education in the health care field; priority is given to graduate students and junior- and senior-level undergrad students. Must be a member of a federally recognized tribe and agree to serve one year in an IHS facility or other program serving Indian people for each year of financial support. Pre-nursing scholarships are also available.
Contact: Eric Pinto
Phone: (301) 443-6197
Email:
Web site: www.ihs.gov
Deadline: February 28
Amount: Unspecified
 
National Association of Hispanic Nurses
National Scholarship Awards
Open to NAHN members enrolled in accredited associate, diploma, baccalaureate, graduate or LPN/LVN nursing programs; must be a U.S. citizen or legal resident
Contact: Maria Castro
Phone: (818) 571-9185
Email:
Web site: www.thehispanicnurses.org
Deadline: April 5
Amount: $1,000
 
National Association of Pediatric Nurse Practitioners
McNeil Rural Scholarship
Available to RNs accepted into a master's or post-master's pediatric nurse practitioner program. Must have at least one year of previous work experience in pediatrics, be a member of NAPNAP and agree to practice in an underserved rural setting after completion of studies. Several other NAPNAP scholarships are also available.
Phone: (856) 857-9700
Email:
Web site: www.napnap.org
Deadline: June 30
Amount: $10,000 to $20,000
 
NursingHomeAbuse.net Awareness and Prevention Scholarship
A healthcare scholarship - the first of its kind - was created to financially assist U.S. students committed to raising awareness and preventing nursing home abuse.  Any student enrolled in an accredited post-secondary institution is eligible to apply; however, this scholarship is particularly suited for students studying nursing, social work, psychology, or healthcare administration. The applicant must also be receiving some form of need-based aid (such as Subsidized Direct Stafford Loan, Federal Work-Study, Pell Grant). The scholarship will help pay for non-tuition related living expenses that are not covered by the recipient’s current financial aid.
Deadline: February 15
Amount: Varies