Nursing Scholarships


Donna G. Hood, Ph.D., RN
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Scholarship Information

Students in Pre-Nursing are encouraged to refer to the Louisiana Tech University Division of Student Financial Aid to determine eligibility for financial aid. The Louisiana Tech University Catalog lists detailed Financial Aid information in Chapter 6-Student Financial Aid. This Chapter provides an overview of federal grants, work study, loans, Tuition Opportunity Program (TOPS) for Louisiana residents, military, out of state scholarships, Title IV information, academic scholarships, and Louisiana state grants. Eligibility maintenance requirements with regard to satisfactory academic progress and required enrollment hours I information is provided. Students should be aware of required hours and academic status with regard to their individual financial aid package requirements, particularly if considering dropping a class. The Division of Student Financial Aid is located in Keeny Hall Room 240. (318) 257-2641 This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Students admitted to the Nursing professional program may be eligible to apply for scholarships from the College of Applied and Natural Sciences, external benefactors/organizations, and the Division of Nursing as funds become available. Scholarships will be announced through Moodle and posted by the Division of Nursing throughout the academic year. Each scholarship will have individual criteria, application instructions, and deadline information. The Scholarships folder on Moodle Nursing Resources serves as the resource for scholarship information and application. Students needing a faculty letter of recommendation are to submit the request no later than one week prior to the application deadline. The Letter of Consent to Use Education Record Information in a Letter of Recommendation form (located in the Scholarship folder), is required when submitting request to faculty. Eligible nursing students are encouraged to apply for consideration of all available scholarships to aid in their pursuit of an education at Louisiana Tech University. Scholarships which may be offered (but not limited to) include the following:

Mary Marguerite Merritt Scholarship

Mr. & Mrs. Henry R. Mays, Jr. Scholarship

Virginia Pennington Scholarship

Uniforms for You SNA Scholarship

Northern Louisiana Hospital Auxiliary Scholarship

Grant Adair Gorman Scholarship

Edna C. Koss, RN Scholarship

Louisiana State Nurses Association Woodard Scholarship

Lettie Pate Whitehead Scholarship

Ruston Hospital Endowment

Marvin T. Green Scholarship

Mary B. Jarrell/Lincoln Health Foundation Scholarship

Student Nurses’ Association Scholarship

Quota Club International of Ruston Scholarship