$2,500 Health Professional Scholarships

Posted 8/06/19 (Tue)

There will be sixteen $2,500 nursing scholarships and ten $2,500 scholarships for non-nursing health care related fields.

October 1, 2019 Deadline.

Student scholarships are competitive and are for residents of North Dakota who are full-time undergraduate or graduate students. Eligible students must be entering their undergraduate sophomore year or higher and attending a North Dakota university, college, or technical college and enrolled in a nursing or health care related program. Students must demonstrate academic success and financial need to be eligible. To apply for the scholarship, students should visit their school’s external scholarships webpage or visit our Caring Foundation website. Scholarship awardees will be selected based on academic achievements, financial need and service to the community.

Applications, along with a copy of the student’s most recent grade transcript, should be submitted to BCBSND Caring Foundation via email at caringfoundation@bcbsnd.com by October 1. Applications received after October 1 will not be accepted. Incomplete applications will not be considered. All applicants will be advised of funding decisions regarding their application by November 1. Funds will be awarded to students by December 1. The scholarship awardees’ checks will be mailed directly to the qualified academic institutions. Scholarship awardees will be asked to sign a release form in which their name and photo can be used in BCBSND Caring Foundation Health Profession Scholarship Program promotional materials.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for consideration for this scholarship, student applicants must meet the following criteria:

  • Be a resident of North Dakota
  • Attending a North Dakota university, college or technical college
  • Pursuing a degree in a nursing or health care related field
  • Have completed at least their freshman year of undergraduate course work
  • Be a full-time student
  • Be in good academic standing; maintaining a cumulative GPA of 3.25 or higher
  • Demonstrate financial need

Questions?   Email: caringfoundation@bcbsnd.com