Outside Scholarships

It is important that students research outside sources of financial aid whether it be civic organizations, corporations, or within their high school. Many times seeking application and details regarding these sources is just a phone call away! These private scholarships range in value and can help decrease a student’s overall indebtedness on a yearly basis. Please be sensitive to deadlines for each application as well as additional paperwork that may be required. The websites listed below give a snapshot of requirements, contact information, and scholarship amounts. To receive more information please click on the links. Although these sites are safe and secure, we ask that students be wary of sharing any personal information on sites that are not recommended.

The Office of Financial Assistance recommends the following scholarship search websites:

FastWeb Latino College Dollars Black College Dollars Scholarship America College Treasure

We have been notified that the following outside scholarships may be available to SHU Online students:

2 Futuro Scholarships - Sallie Mae & USA Funds

  • $2,000
  • More Information: Website or 888-238-8876


  • Apply in English or Spanish

American Association of College of Nursing

College Cognitive

  • $1,000 cash scholarships
  • Weekly


  • Winners selected randomly
  • Must include 17 sentences as instructed
  • More Information

College Scholarship Contest

  • $1,000 scholarship
  • More Information: Website or 786 899-2411
  • Essay contest

DAR Scholarships

DegreedUp.org Cash Scholarship

  • $1,250 Award
  • Open to any students
  • Apply Online
  • Deadlines: April 27th, May 27th, June 27th, July 27th

Discover Nursing

Futuro Scholarships - Sallie Mae & USA Funds

  • $2,000
  • More Information or 888-238-8876
  • Requirements: Apply in English or Spanish

Metrowest Community Health Care Scholarship (Massachusetts)

  • $2,000 for tuition fees only per year
  • 25 communities in Metro West Mass (check with Financial Assistance Office for list of disciplines and communities)
  • Nursing, medical and clinical programs
  • No deadline
  • Cathy Glover, (508) 879-7625 or cglover@mchcf.org


  • Financial need, academic performance motivation and character.
  • Resident or work in communities
  • Enrolled in nursing or formal medical, clinical program

Monority Nurse

My Recipe-My Heritage Scholarship


  • U.S. Citizens and foreign students are eligible

Nursing Scholarships

RN to BSN Online

Sallie Mae Fund

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing

Stay Fit in College

  • $700 scholarship
  • Monthly deadlines
  • Website


  • Any college student


  • (Variety of Awards)
  • Individual awards from $500 to $1,000
  • Deadline: Various deadlines


  • Connecticut student

Contact Information:

  • Website 
  • Student Scholarships.org, 4410 Massachusetts Ave. NW #250, Washington, DC, 20016

Sussle Scholarship


  • Helping others
  • Posting your knowledge about your interests for benefit of others
  • Undergraduate or graduate student
  • US citizen or legal permanent resident

TruFit Good Citizen Scholarship

  • 40 awards, up to $5,000
  • Applications accepted after April 1st, and open to first 3,000 applicants
  • More Information


  • Community service
  • Demonstrate difference made in communities through volunteering