The University of Massachusetts Amherst
Student Resources

Scholarship Opportunities

College of Nursing Scholarships

Scholarships applications for the 2020-2021 semester are now closed. Scholarships will reopen September 2021, and at that time, currently enrolled students can apply at

Scholarships underwritten by alumni, friends, and foundations are available to qualified undergraduate and graduate students to help finance their education at the College of Nursing. 

Please visit the FAQ page to see answers to all of the questions that were asked in last year's application cycle, or contact Ben Monat at if you have any questions about College of Nursing scholarships.

Visit the FAQ page

Scholarships from Other Sources

Visit the UMass Amherst Financial Aid Service's comprehensive Scholarship Resource Guide for information on university-wide scholarships and scholarships from private sources, and for links to global scholarship search engines.

There are considerable national funds available for pre-licensure and RN-completion programs, over $250,000 in scholarships available through Foundation of the National Student Nurses' Association Inc. (FNSNA), and have partnered with Johnson & Johnson to make $225,000 available in funds: "Our Race to Health Equity Diversity Nursing Scholarship". 

Apply to both scholarships by Monday, February 15. 

Application Instructions

Contact FSNSA with any questions

Apply here