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

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

Award: $500.00/year

Criteria: 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

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

Award: $1425.00/term

Coverage: All costs of education

Criteria: 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.

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

Award: ​$9,500/year; BC Foundation notifies SFS of recipient

Coverage: All costs of education

Criteria: 

  • ​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

 

Numerous scholarships are available for Associate, Baccalaureate, Masters and other degree levels.  Click Here for more information.

Award: Varies

​Nursing students with a preference to those who plan to pursue a career in palliative care or enroll in a palliative care course as part of their studies.

Award: ​$25K (divided among qualified recipients)

Criteria: Merit (3.0 GPA minimum) or need-based (2.0 GPA minimum). Please click here to apply for the scholarship.

 

Students must apply for FAFSA first if they are seeking need-based aid. Once PELL is awarded, then other scholarships will be awarded.