Nursing Scholarships

Please note AzFFN is not accepting scholarship applications at this time.

Arizona Promise of Nursing Scholarships are available through the Foundation of the National Student Nurses Association. 

Arizona Foundation for the Future of Nursing (AzFFN) is a nonprofit, 501(c)(3) charitable and philanthropic arm of the Arizona Nurses Association (AzNA). Funding to support the Foundation and its activities comes from individual contributions, business donations, bequests, recognitions, and memorials.

Ensuring a strong Nursing Workforce for Arizona

To ensure that Arizona has a sustainable nursing workforce to continuously enhance and strengthen Arizona nurses’ ability to deliver quality care and assure health and wellness for all, Arizona Foundation for the Future of Nursing offers academic nursing scholarships to undergraduate and graduate students enrolled in, or accepted for enrollment in, an academic education program that will support the applicant’s goals in furthering a nursing career in Arizona.

Undergraduate Scholarships
  • Associates Degree in Nursing (ADN) - $500
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) and ADN to BSN concurrent enrollment - $1000
  • Registered Nurse (RN) to BSN - $1000
Graduate Scholarships
Enrollment in any graduate degree nursing program - $2500
Selection Process Basics

Applicants may be enrolled part-time or full-time. Recipients may submit an application for each semester as long as he or she is enrolled in a nursing program and will not be graduating before the granting period.

Applications are competitive and are reviewed independently by registered nurses. Decisions are criterion-based and non-discriminatory. At the discretion of the reviewers, telephone interviews may be conducted to facilitate the decision-making process.

Criteria for Selection
  1. Potential for leadership in nursing (merit).
  2. Commitment to professional nursing in Arizona.
  3. Expressed need for financial assistance.
  4. For those applying to graduate programs, priority will be given to students residing and practicing nursing in Arizona.
  5. Number of times previously awarded AzFFN Scholarship.
Monies granted to the individual may be considered to be taxable income. Grant monies are to be used to pay for educational expenses and will be delivered directly to the bursar at the applicant’s educational institution.
Please note we are not accepting scholarship applications at this time. Please check back later for information on the next scholarship cycle.

Please contact the Arizona Foundation for the Future of Nursing