Scholarships and Fellowships
Graduate Students

The list of available scholarships and fellowships for graduate students is below. Please review the criteria and preferred qualifications for these scholarships/fellowships.

Students are encouraged to take note of any that are intended to support students within a professional interest or experience that applies to you and indicate this on your application form. Please then list any relevant interests, experiences or attributes that may align with one or more of these scholarships or fellowships.

Dixie V. Bayer Nursing Fund

  • Scholarship and fellowship awards to undergraduate and graduate nursing students
  • Special criteria: None

The Allison Elizabeth Boor Memorial Scholarship

  • Scholarship for MSN or DNP students
  • Special criteria: Need-based scholarship for MSN or DNP student whose aim is to become a nurse practitioner or certified advanced practice nurse. The student must sustain an overall four-year GPA of 3.0 or higher and must have demonstrated self-determination, courage and competitive spirit in the face of personal adversity, compassion and caring for others, and the scholarship will have a significant impact on the student’s ability to proceed further with education and study. Preference given to a student with Type-1 diabetes or another auto-immune related affliction.

Brightest Students to Faculty

  • Scholarship and fellowship awards for graduate students
  • Special criteria: None

Jimmy Carnes Memorial Scholarship

  • Fellowships for graduate students with a preference for PhD students in the college
  • Special Criteria: In the event that there are no PhD students with financial assistance, award may be made to other graduate or undergraduate students at the Dean’s discretion

College of Nursing Endowed Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students
  • Special criteria: None

Florence and Melvin Eickhorst Scholarship/Fellowship in Nursing

  • Scholarship and/or fellowship to benefit undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special Criteria: None

Bayard and Arthur Fawcett Scholarship Fund for Nursing Excellence

  • Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate students for tuition, books, supplies, living expenses; recipient will continue to get funding if he/she demonstrates superior performance with GPA 3.33 or higher.
  • Special criteria: None

Laurie Foster Memorial Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None

Mrs. Irene B. Kirbo Scholarship Fund

  • Nursing scholarships for undergraduate and graduate students
  • Special criteria: None

Lois Malasanos Fellowship Fund             

  • Fellowships to graduate students at the College of Nursing.
  • Special criteria: None

Thomas H. Maren Scholarship for Doctoral Nursing Students

  • Scholarships for doctoral nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None.

North Florida Doctoral Consortium        

  • Scholarships for doctoral nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None.

Nursing Consolidated Support Fund      

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None.  

Ruth Hay and Hans Schrader Nursing Scholarship/Fellowship Fund

  • Scholarship or fellowship awards for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None.

Mary Grace Sorensen Memorial Nursing Scholarship

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None.

Walter and Louise Sutcliffe Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: None.

Dora Montebell Colaizzi Memorial Scholarship/Fellowship

  • Undergraduate scholarship or graduate fellowship awards
  • Special criteria: Need-based

Meredith Lewis Glover Memorial Scholarship

  • Scholarship for undergraduate and graduate nursing students of superior academic performance who demonstrate interest and commitment in area of pediatric intensive care nursing.
  • Special criteria: An interest and commitment in pediatric intensive care nursing

Emanuel and Raidie P. Merdinger Scholarship Fund

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: Need-based

Nursing Veteran’s Scholarship 

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: Preference to descendants of veterans demonstrating financial need.

Iona M.  Pettengill Nursing Scholarship

  • Fellowships/scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students pursuing degrees in fast-track programs.
  • Special criteria: Students enrolled in accelerated or “fast-track” programs

Dorothy M. Smith Scholarship/Fellowship

  • Scholarships/fellowships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: Students from low-income families or with other special financial need as determined by the college administration. Recipients must maintain a minimum of 3.0 GPA to be eligible for a renewal of the scholarship or fellowship support.

Shayna A. Teijido Memorial Gator Nursing Scholarship

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students in memory of Shayna A. Teijido.
  • Special criteria:  Students who demonstrate academic superiority and documented examples of volunteerism during their college career.

Wilder Sisters Scholarship         

  • Scholarships for undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
  • Special criteria: Need-based.

Wendy L. Henderson Fund for Neonatal/Perinatal Nursing Education

  • Scholarships for graduate students
  • Special criteria: Nurses contributing to care of neonates and families.

Dr. Cappy Archibald Longstreth/Alex and Mary Frances Archibald Geriatric Psychiatric Nursing Fund

  • Fellowships for doctoral students
  • Special criteria: Doctoral students focusing on the area of geriatric psychiatric nursing.

Iona M. Pettengill Graduate Fellowship in Public and Community Outreach Nursing     

  • Fellowships for graduate nursing students
  • Special criteria: Students who have a particular interest in public and community health issues including health care delivery for the underserved.

Dr. Martha “Jo” Snider Fellowship Fund              

  • Fellowships for graduate students
  • Special criteria: Students pursuing graduate degrees in the area of psychiatric nursing.

Joyce K. Stechmiller Fellowship for PhD Nursing Students

  • Fellowships in support of PhD student research/scholarly work.
  • Special Criteria: Students will be selected as determined by the Dean and preference will be given to students who have been admitted to candidacy status.

F. Eugene Tubbs Critical Burn Care Nursing Scholarship

  • Scholarships for graduate students
  • Special criteria: Students pursuing a graduate degree in area of adult critical care nursing with specialization in burn care.