Scholarships and Financial Aid

Additional Funding Resources Beyond your Training Fund Tuition Assistance Benefit

Financial Aid is available to help pay for your instructional and general fees, nonresident fees (if applicable), room, meals, books/supplies, transportation and personal expenses. Financial aid, which includes, scholarships, grants, loans and student work-study is money or the opportunity to earn money to help pay for education expenses. With the expectation of scholarships , which are usually merit-based, most financial aid is awarded on demonstration of need.

To be considered for a school’s need-based aid, you normally must be an admitted student and file the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).

Scholarship Resources for Nursing Students

Searching for scholarships can be a time consuming project, in order to help you narrow it down we have compiled a list of available scholarships to assist you in your search. These scholarship lists or searches are for nursing students who are enrolled in ADN, BSN, RN-BSN or graduate level work.

Remember to check with your school, as a lot of graduate nursing programs also have money set aside to award their students in the form of scholarships or forgivable loans.

University of Great Falls Reduced Rate BSN completion for Nurses at Swedish

Washington Center for Nursing

American Association of Colleges of Nursing

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

U.S. Department of Health and Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration

Johnson and Johnson Scholarship Search

Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA)


Free Application for Federal Student Aid
Federal Student Aid, is a part of the US Department of Education. It is the largest provider of student financial aid in the nation. They provide grants, loans, and work-study funds for college or career schools.

Additional Resources

The Top 10 FAFSA Q&A  – iGrad

FAFSA Tutorial – Nerdwallet
Step-by-Step FAFSA tutorial

Other Funding Resouces

Start Next Quarter (Washington’s Community Colleges)

Teresa DeLeon

Teresa DeLeon

Patient Access, Swedish Medical Center

“I encourage my co-workers to use the Training Fund because it gives us an opportunity to gain new skills. I’m grateful to SEIU Healthcare 1199NW and Swedish Medical Center for supporting employee advancement.”

Note: The websites listed are not SEIU Healthcare 1199NW Multi-Employer Training Fund website, these links are intended only as additional sources of information. Links to these sites should not be construed as an endorsement, either implicit or explicit, of their content by SEIU Healthcare 1199NW Multi-Employer Training Fund. Because of the dynamic nature of the internet, the links included here may change periodically as sites move or are taken down, and as new sites are created. If you find that one of the sites listed here has moved, please let us know so that we may change the link.