Nursing Scholarships

 2019-2020 Scholarship Winners


The purpose of the Healthcare & Nursing Education Foundation Scholarship Program is to provide academic financial assistance to individuals who demonstrate the desire and ability to pursue a professional nursing career in the Greater Houston community and who have demonstrated financial need.

Scholarships are awarded to support studies toward a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) or advanced nursing degree and are based on academics, leadership ability, community involvement, financial need, and commitment to pursuing a nursing career. Students selected may be awarded up to $3,000 per semester to be used for tuition, fees, and books while attending one of the following Houston area colleges and universities:

    • Houston Baptist University
    • Prairie View A&M- College of Nursing
    • University of St. Thomas
    • Texas Woman’s University
    • University of Houston
    • University of Houston-Clear Lake
    • University of Texas Health Science Center Houston
    • University of Texas Medical Branch Galveston

During the annual spring application period that runs from January through February, applications are accepted from qualified individuals in the following categories:

Traditional BSN – For undergraduates who are currently enrolled in classes leading to a BSN.

Accelerated BSN – For students who have earned a Bachelor’s degree in a different field but are returning to college and have been accepted to, or have applied to, an accelerated program leading to a BSN.

Advanced Degree – For students who have been accepted to, or have applied to, a master’s or doctoral level nursing degree program.

Click here to access our online application. For questions, please email us at

PLEASE NOTE: We do not accept any part of scholarship applications on paper. The entire application must be completed online.