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 →