RN to BSN Scholarships

We are able to offer institutional nursing scholarships based on GPA and ACT scores.  In order to see if you qualify, you must:

When we have all your information (academic record, portfolio, and FAFSA), you will receive a comprehensive financial aid package influenced by all three of these factors.  Please contact the online admission office at any time at 601-968-8881 or onlineadmission@belhaven.edu to learn more or to meet with an admission counselor.

Mississippi Nursing Scholarships/Grants

Belhaven Mississippi RN to BSN Scholarship
All Mississippi RN to BSN candidates should work closely with the office of admission to determine if they are eligible for the Belhaven Mississippi RN to BSN Scholarship. If eligible, this scholarship can provide a reduction of as much as 20% off the online tuition rate.

Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship RN to BSN (NELR)
In order to address Mississippi’s nursing shortage, the State awards loan/scholarships of up to $4,000 per academic year to nursing students who commit to one year’s service in professional nursing in the interest of public health in Mississippi for each year of loan received. (Presently, the State of Mississippi legislature has placed a freeze on the scholarships for this program.  Please contact the online admission office at 601-968-8881 to learn about the status of this program and other options.)

Mississippi Nurses Foundation Scholarships
The Mississippi Nurses Foundation provides scholarships, stipends and grants to nursing students and registered nurses throughout the state of Mississippi who are pursuing degrees in nursing.  To learn more about the Mississippi Nurses Foundation scholarships, please call 601-898-0850.

  • Mississippi Car Tag Stipend Program – These $6,000 stipends are awarded to RN-BSN nursing students.
  • School of Nursing Scholarship - This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to senior nursing students.
  • Georgia Ann Benard Hall Award of Excellence - This $500 scholarship is awarded to African American nursing students who are members of the Mississippi Students Nurses Association.
  • Nurse Oneita Dongieux Award for Excellence - This $500 scholarship is awarded to nursing students in good academic standing.
  • R.H. Green Foundation Scholarship - This scholarship is awarded to minority nursing students from the Jackson metropolitan area.

National Nursing Scholarships

Lippincott Williams and Wilkins Book Award

F. A. Davis Undergraduate Nursing Scholarship

Geraldine “Polly” Bednash Scholarship

Hurst Review Services/AACN Nursing Scholarship

Army Nurse Corps Scholarship Program

AfterCollege/AACN $10,000 Scholarship Fund

Tylenol Future Care Scholarship