The Financial Aid Office has curated a selection of scholarship resources that are relevant to SCHS students. Review each opportunity for specific criteria and deadlines. Scholarship application deadlines typically fall between September and May.

Tools like can also be used 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 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: The Community Foundation is a leading partner and advocate for philanthropy and service in the Richmond region. Founded in 1968, they have built a strong legacy of helping people and institutions give back with passion and purpose. The Community Foundation offers a variety of scholarships geared toward residents of Richmond and surrounding areas.

John Randolph Foundation: The John Randolph Foundation is proud to offer several scholarships for a variety of academic pursuits to local students residing in Hopewell, Prince George, Enon, Chester, Petersburg, Colonial Heights, Dinwiddie, Sussex, Surry, Charles City and Varina.

United Way WomenRise Program: In response to the massive expense of childcare, United Way of Greater Richmond & Petersburg launched WomenRise, a scholarship program that provides financial assistance to help single moms cover the cost of childcare while they work toward a post-secondary degree or credential. Applications open each spring.


F.A. Davis Scholarship: F.A. Davis is dedicated to developing teaching and learning solutions that meet the needs of nursing and health science students, educators, and practitioners. To stay committed to our goal of shaping the future of nursing and health science education, F.A. Davis is proud to offer annual scholarships to support those aspiring to work in healthcare.


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. Annual scholarship opportunities are available for members. For more information contact your Program Director.

Lambda Nu – Radiologic and Imaging Sciences 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. Lambda Nu is proud to offer student scholarships every fall and spring to well deserving Lambda Nu student members. For more information contact your Program Director.


American Association of Colleges of Nursing: As the collective voice for academic nursing, AACN serves as the catalyst for excellence and innovation in nursing education, research, and practice. The AACN maintains an extensive list of scholarships and financial aid for nursing students. 

American Association for Men in Nursing: The AAMN mission is to shape the practice, education, research, and leadership for men in nursing and advance men’s health. Through the generosity of donations by its members, AAMN awards scholarships annually to current AAMN student members who are nursing undergraduates.

Foundation of National Student Nurses Association:  The vision of the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association is to have a thriving, diverse nursing workforce ​leading healthcare to improve quality of life for all. Organized exclusively for charitable and educational purposes, the Foundation awards scholarships, and other programs for student nurses.

Health Resources and Services Administration – Nurse Corps Scholarship Program: If accepted, HRSA will pay your tuition, fees, and other educational costs. In exchange, you agree to a minimum two-year, full-time service commitment (or part time equivalent), at an eligible health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses.

National Black Nurses Association: The NBNA represents approximately 200,000 African American nurses from the USA, Canada, Eastern Caribbean and Africa, with 111 chartered chapters nationwide. The NBNA mission is to provide a forum for collective action by African American nurses to represent and provide a forum for Black nurses to advocate for and implement strategies to ensure access to the highest quality of health care for persons of color. The association provides annual scholarships for student members.

Virginia Department of Health - Mary Marshall Nursing Scholarship Program: Virginia appreciates and thanks all of its nurses as they work to provide quality patient care across the Commonwealth! Presently, the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Health Equity offers several scholarship opportunities to help pay for nursing education.

Virginia Nurses Foundation: The Virginia Nurses Foundation, a non-profit organization dedicated to advancing the nursing profession and improving the health and wellbeing of all Virginia communities. Every year, each Virginia Nursing Association local chapter provides a $1000 scholarship to a prelicensure nursing student who attends school in their area. This scholarship is awarded to a student who demonstrates commitment to their nursing education and involvement in their local and/or school communities.


American Society for Radiologic Technologists: ASRT Foundation offers members multiple scholarships help entry-level students and professionals get the support they need to achieve a successful, sustainable career and deliver safe, high-quality patient care. Applications are due January 31st.

Virginia Society of Radiologic Technologists: The purpose of this scholarship that is offered to VSRT members is to provide financial assistance to students enrolled in primary entry programs. Applications are due December 1st.


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 for SCHS students will be awarded twice a year (spring semester graduate and summer semester graduate).


Citizens Scholarship: This quick Citizens Scholarship application gives students a chance to win $2,500 monthly and quarterly prizes and a $15,000 annual grand prize.

Nitro Scholarship: Monthly opportunities to enter to win a $2,000 prize.

Sallie Mae Scholarship: Monthly opportunities to enter to win a $2,000 prize.


*NEVER supply bank information when applying for a scholarship.

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