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External Scholarship Opportunities for Nursing Students

In addition to University of Rochester School of Nursing scholarships or grants, students may also explore opportunities on a local, state, or national level. When looking for outside scholarship opportunities, consider family employers, local foundations, clubs, and community agencies. We list several scholarship opportunities here:

For International Students:

We also recommend searching for nursing/health care-related scholarships through these search engines:

Visit the University of Rochester Scholarship page for more outside scholarship recommendations.

Please note: If you receive an outside scholarship, you are required to notify the Financial Aid office. Outside scholarships reported to our office will appear as an anticipated credit on your student bill until October each academic year. At that time, any outside scholarship that has not been received by the University will no longer appear as a credit. Contact the Financial Aid office with questions or concerns.


Contact the Financial Aid Office to learn about qualifying for a variety of scholarships and grants associated with specific nursing programs or the financial aid process. Schedule an appointment with the School of Nursing's financial aid counselor with questions.

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