Application & Eligibility
Scholarships are awarded only to Upper Division Nursing Students. Students who have been accepted to the Upper Division may apply during the Spring or Fall when they take NUR 2004. Awards are based on a combination of need and merit. Directions and deadlines will be provided to students enrolled NUR 2004. We also offer scholarships to RN to BSN and graduate nursing students.
School of Nursing (SON) Scholarships are scholarships that are applied for and at least partially regulated by the School of Nursing. The term “SON Scholarships” is not meant to indicate scholarships that are obtained from other sources. More information on other available scholarships can be found on the Financial Aid website.
- Students must apply for scholarships according to the scholarship policies set forth on this page.
- It is the student’s responsibility to apply for the scholarships and to meet all requirements. Failure to apply or failure to meet the requirements will result in forfeiture of funds. You are also required to complete the FAFSA.
- Scholarship recipients are chosen by the School of Nursing Scholarships Committee unless otherwise noted in the individual scholarship description. Scholarship funds are awarded by the Palm Beach Atlantic University Financial Aid office.
- The Nursing Scholarship Committee will begin considering scholarship applications no later than April 1 in the Spring and November 1 in the Fall.
- A student may only receive one nursing scholarship.
- If a student is unsuccessful in the nursing program, unapplied funds will be returned to the scholarship fund.
- If a student is unsuccessful in the program or voluntarily withdraws, the student may be required to pay back funds already applied.
- Nursing scholarships are based on tuition and fees and may include a stipend for books. See individual scholarships for details.
- Nursing scholarships require that a student maintain at least a 2.5 Nursing GPA and maintain satisfactory academic progress.
- Scholarship money is divided between fall and spring semester for each year the scholarship is awarded.
- Forfeiture of the award will occur if:
- Student is not admitted to the nursing major.
- Student is not enrolled in nursing courses.
- Student does not maintain satisfactory academic progress.
- Student does not acknowledge acceptance of the award.