Nursing scholarships for men are available more than ever, thanks in part to the shortage of nursing professionals as well as efforts to increase diversity in the nursing profession. Thanks to such organizations as the American Assembly for Men in Nursing and the American Association of Colleges of Nursing, men have special opportunities to attend nursing programs and contribute to the community by providing for the health care of our society.
The process for obtaining nursing scholarships for men is very similar to any other scholarship program. First, you should determine what school you plan to attend. Talk to the student advisor and the financial aid department about any nursing-specific aid that may be available for the degree program you plan to pursue. Recognize that scholarships, grants, and other endowment types of financial aid do not require repayment as student loans do. Once you have gathered the information from the school’s financial aid counselor, it is time to begin filling out applications, it is time to gather your own (or the applicant’s) information. Continue Reading →
Having a college education is important, and it doesn’t matter if it’s from an accredited online college or a traditional college. However, some people decide not to go to college because they simply cannot afford it. That’s why scholarships and grants were invented. If you are like me though, you probably think you would never qualify for a scholarship. Well, think again. As I was told when I first started my college career, you should apply to any and all scholarships that are out there. You never know. One guy applied for a scholarship that was only taking female applicants, but since he was the only one who applied, they granted him the scholarship. If you think that is weird, check out some of these scholarships. Keep in mind these are in fact real scholarships.
Are you tall? Abnormally tall? Under the age of 21? If you answered yes, to those, then you may want to look into the TCI Scholarship Award that is offered at the Tall Clubs International Convention. TCI awards up to $1,000 each to students who are under the age of 21 and meet the height requirements, 5′ 10″ for women and 6′ 2″ for men. The downside is if you are interested in this scholarship, you can only be considered through a local TCI Member Club. So, contact your local TCI Member Club today to try and get your scholarship. Continue Reading →