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Scholarships

 

​​Broward College offers its students numerous scholarship opportunities.  Specific RN-BSN Program scholarships are listed below.  For any questions concerning RN-BSN scholarships, contact Student Success Coach Rehana Saleem at RSalee1@broward.edu.   To begin your scholarship application, click here.
​Scholarship ​Award Information ​Criteria

​Lessie Pryor RN-BSN Scholarship

Lessie Pryor

​$500.00/year
​Reserved for students currently admitted to the RN to BSN nursing students; financial need-based; Full-time or Part-time (5 credits for nursing)

​2.5 GPA; U.S. Citizen; Florida Resident; active and unencumbered Florida Registered Nursing License; Applicant must provide two letters of recommendation, one of which must be written by a current nursing instructor or major advisor that describes the applicants contributions to nursing practice and the nursing profession; applicant must submit a one-page essay (double spaced using 12 point Times New Roman font) which explains what their financial need is and/or describes how the RN to BSN degree education will contribute to furthering the applicants professional growth

Dr. Susan B. Hassmiller Nursing Scholarship

Dr. Susan B

​$1425.00/term; Coverage: All costs of education ​Reserved for nursing students in their last semester at Broward College who are planning on pursuing further studies and a career in teaching nursing or a Broward College nursing graduate who has been accepted into an RN to MSN or RN to BSN program ​2.0 GPA; Full-time or Part-time (5 credits for nursing); preference is for a student or graduate planning to teach nursing; preference for a minority student, recipient is required to make a detailed statement about why he/she wants to teach and a statement of financial need.

VITAS Healthcare Scholarship

VITAS Healthcare logo

​$9,500/year; BC Foundation notifies SFS of recipient; Coverage: All costs of education

​• The scholarship includes internship opportunities for the RN-BSN student interested in pursuing a career in hospice, end of life and palliative care.
• There are three (3) scholarships awarded per academic semester • Each Scholarship is for one year • In return for the scholarship, the student will sign a work agreement with VITAS

​• Student must be admitted to the RN-BSN Program in the full time track and maintain a minimum of 2.5 GPA • Student must be a US Citizen and a resident of Florida • Student must have completed an accredited RN program and must have an active State of Florida license before applying for the scholarship.
• Student must receive a letter of recommendation from their employer or the Associate Dean of the RN-BSN Program School to be submitted with the scholarship application.
• Student must have completed one full time college semester before applying for the scholarship





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