Scholarship Bulletin Board

The Financial Aid Office is periodically contacted by outside parties regarding scholarship opportunities.  They will be posted here and updated regularly.

You can also use tools like to search for national scholarships. You should always maximize the amount of free money you use to pay for college before borrowing. Keep in mind national scholarships are much more competitive and often times much harder to attain than local scholarships. Even though the awarded amounts on national scholarships may be higher, you most likely have a better chance of getting a scholarship from a local business or organization.


Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond

Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond offers a wide variety of scholarships for Virginia residents.

These two scholarships are specific to nursing students:

  • Anne Anton Koval Scholarship
  • Mary Lou Lukhard Nursing Scholarship

Application deadline: March 1st, 2022

View all scholarships and their particular criteria here:


John Randolph Foundation

The John Randolph Foundation offers several nursing scholarships for residents of Hopewell, Prince George, Enon, Chester, Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry, Charles City and Varina.

Access their list of scholarships here:


National Black Nurses Association Scholarship Program

The National Black Nurses Association provides scholarships to students currently enrolled in a nursing program at all levels (LPN to doctorate).

  • One application for multiple scholarships
  • Deadline: April 15th, 2022 by 5:00pm
  • You must be an NBNA member to apply

For more information please visit:


Young Women in STEM Scholarship

he Young Women in STEM Scholarship looks to encourage the future generation of women in STEM fields, especially those coming from low-income backgrounds.

  • Awards to be granted: 3 awards of $10,000
  • Application Deadline: March 1st, 2022
  • Winners Announced: April 1st, 2022


  • Female high school seniors and undergraduate students that are from a low-income household and are pursuing a degree in STEM can apply.

To Apply Scholarship is offering a scholarship worth $500 to an eligible student seeking the completion of a Radiologic Technology, Sonography, MRI or related program. We hope to help offset the costs associated with pursuing your program. When awarded, the recipient can use the $500 tuition voucher for any cost associated with his or her school bursar’s office (some restrictions may apply based on the school).

  • One award of $500
  • Application Deadline: February 28th, 2022
  • Winner announced on or around April 30th, 2022


  • Must be a legal resident of the 50 United States or DC.
  • Must be 18 years or older at the time of application.
  • Must be currently enrolled, or will be enrolled in a Radiologic Technology, Sonography, MRI or related program no later than the fall of 2023.
  • Must be going to an accredited school such as a college, university, or trade school.

To apply to our Radiologic Scholarship, you must submit a 250-word response to this essay question:  What individual characteristics do you think are most important to a career in radiology? How have you demonstrated those?

To apply please visit:

For more information please visit:


Geraldine “Polly” Bednash Scholarship offered by CastleBranch

  • Awards to be granted: 2 awards of $5,000 each four times each year.
  • Application Deadlines: January 31, April 30, July 31, and October 31.
  • Winners will be announced within one month of each deadline and contacted to redeem the award. Funding is non-recurring and for one semester only.


  • Must be in good academic standing and maintain at least a 3.2 grade point average in current program or at last school attended.
  • Be admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution affiliated with CastleBranch.

Short essay: In 250 words or less, write about your goals and aspirations as they relate to your education, career and future plans. Explain why you are a qualified candidate and should be considered for the scholarship.

Questions should be directed to Cat Proulx at  Or visit their website:

Apply Now:


The Bon Secours Richmond Health Care Foundation Scholarship 

Each spring the Financial Aid Office will email a common application for all scholarships established by the College of Nursing through the Bon Secours Richmond Health Care Foundation Scholarship funds.  These scholarships are intended to supplement other sources and may be awarded based on a variety of factors, including donor-directed criteria, academic achievement (merit), demonstrated financial need, leadership, community involvement, career goals, community of residence, and other factors. Scholarship funds do not require repayment and may be awarded for one or more years. The Financial Aid Office uses information provided by the FAFSA to calculate expected family contribution and eligibility for need-based scholarships and awards. Specific requirements for scholarships are provided in the college catalog along with a full list of available scholarships. 

This bulletin board is for informational purposes only, BSMCON does not endorse or affiliate with these scholarships.

*NEVER supply bank information when applying for a scholarship.


Loan Repayment Opportunities

The Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA)

The HRSA offers multiple loan repayment programs for graduated RNs working in certain critical shortage areas. Explore this link to find out more information:


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