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.

The 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:

Alpha Delta Nu – Nursing Honor Society

SCHS School of Nursing is chartered as the Alpha Epsilon Chapter of the Organization for Associate Degree Nursing (OADN) Alpha Delta Nu Honor Society. The objective of the Alpha Delta Nu Nursing Honor Society is to recognize the academic excellence of students in the study of Associate Degree Nursing. The Society encourages the pursuit of advance degrees in the profession of nursing as well as continuing education as a life-long professional responsibility. Further information about the honor society can be obtained by contacting the Program Director.

Lambda Nu Honor Society

Lambda Nu is the national honor society for the radiological and imaging sciences. The objectives are to foster academic scholarship at the highest academic levels, promote research and investigation in the radiological and imaging sciences, and recognize exemplary scholarship. The chapter at SCHS College is the Virginia Omega Chapter. Students who have achieved academic honors are eligible for membership in the honor society. For more information contact your Program Director.

Jeans for Joan Scholarship

In honor of Joan Brooker Pollard, Librarian with The Pollard library (formerly known as the Southside Regional Center Medical Library) at Southside College of Health Sciences from 1985 until her passing in 2021.


  • This scholarship will be awarded twice a year (spring semester graduate and summer semester graduate). The scholarship amount will be based on the amount in the fund at award time. The scholarship will be awarded to an applicant that meets all the following eligibility requirements. 

Eligibility Requirements:

  1. Applicants must be in there next to last semester of their program for payment towards their last semester (DMS 3rd semester, RAD 4th Semester, NURS 210).
  2. Applicants complete and provide proof of two community services within their time at SCHS.
  3. Applicants must complete and submit an essay.
  4. Programmatic cumulative grade point average (GPA) will be considered.
  5. Recommendations from program director, faculty, and clinical preceptors will be considered.

Essay Specifications:

Two pages typed following APA guidelines

The essay must describe the following:

  1. What important knowledge have you gained specific to nursing/radiography/sonography.
  2. Provide a clinical experience that allowed you to utilize the knowledge you have gained from this program.
  3. What community service projects you choose, how it related to your profession and what you got out of it.

Keep Going Forward Scholarships is an organization founded to increase opportunity and foster connection by fundraising for disadvantaged youth, advocating for sustainable, ethical travel, and amplifying other philanthropic organizations.

Check to explore scholarship opportunities.

Pacific Medical Training Scholarship

  • One $1,000 award to be granted
  • Three runner ups receive complimentary access to courses (ACLS, BLS, PALS and monitor technician certification)
  • Application Deadline: November 1st, 2022

The Essay
Your submission will be a 750-to-1,000-word essay discussing emergency medical care from the perspective of a medical student. Basic life support is a critical skill for all healthcare providers and advanced and pediatric life support are also practiced by certain nurses and physicians depending on where they are working. Please explain how you will prepare mentally and physically before performing life saving techniques on patients in your career. Working as a healthcare provider can be a stressful and rewarding career. And we are looking for your insight and advice for other students entering the field.


  • Any undergraduate or graduate college student currently enrolled in a “healthcare degree” program may apply (includes Nursing and Diagnostic Medical Sonography)
  • All entries become the sole property of Pacific Medical Training.
  • Proof of enrollment in a qualifying degree program may be required for eligibility.
  • Payment will be made as a stipend to the winner, funds are unrestricted.

Additional Submission Details:

Completing The Dream Scholarship

• Up to 260 students will be awarded gap scholarships of up to $2,500

• Awarding on a rolling basis through May 31, 2023

The Thurgood Marshall College Fund (TMCF) and The Sallie Mae Fund are proud to offer financial assistance to outstanding students attending accredited post-secondary institutions. Selected students must be in good academic standing, but at risk of not returning to or graduating/ completing due to an outstanding financial need, and/or emergency situation that leads to a financial aid crisis.


  • Applicant must be enrolled at an accredited post-secondary institution
  • Anticipated completion of program in AY 22-23
  • Have an unpaid school balance of up to $2,500
  • Cumulative GPA of 2.75 or higher
  • Be a U.S. citizen or legal permanent resident
  • Be a candidate from an underserved community or a diverse candidate which may mean diverse in: gender, race, ability, ethnicity)
  • Demonstrated leadership
  • Demonstrated good moral character in all aspects of life, including personal, professional, in your community, and online presence

For more information please visit:

Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond

  • Community Foundation for a Greater Richmond offers a wide variety of scholarships for Virginia residents.
  • Application deadline: March 7th, 2023

View all scholarships and their criteria here:

Ida J. Hill Scholarship – Presented by Altrusa International

  • Three $1,000 scholarships will be awarded to applicants who are re-entering the workforce or advancing their education or employment skills.
  • Application deadline: March 1st, 2023

View scholarship announcement and application instructions HERE

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

*NEVER supply bank information when applying for a scholarship.


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