Applying for scholarships is an important step to insure your educational journey is as affordable as possible.


College of Nursing Scholarships

The University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing is proud to offer a wide range of scholarships to our students each year, due to the generosity of our donors. Scholarships are awarded during the fall and spring semesters, and are applied directly to students' OUHSC bursar account. Any overpayment will be refunded to the student. The average scholarship amount awarded to undergraduate scholarship recipients is $1,500 per year.

To qualify for a scholarship through the College of Nursing, you must:

Applications are completed and submitted through students Self-ServiceThe 2021-22 Scholarship process is being reviewed.  More information about the process and available awards will be posted in May 2021 and all students both currently enrolled and new incoming students will be notified via email when the scholarship application opens. 

Please email Katie Bontrager or nursing@ouhsc.edu with any questions. Application instructions are available for your convenience. 

To apply for an OU College of Nursing scholarship students will login to their Self-Service with their HSC username and password. Students will only be given access to scholarships in which selected criteria is met. For example, if scholarship criteria indicates a student must be in an undergraduate program, graduate students will not be given the opportunity to apply. A complete list of nursing scholarships that are offered in Fall/Spring with eligibility criteria is available for review.

Scholarship Application Instructions

Fall Scholarships and Criteria

Spring Scholarships and Criteria

Additional Information

Criteria and Deadlines: 

Some scholarships may include additional criteria for eligibility that must be met. These criteria are determined by the donor. If all criteria is not met, the application will not be considered for the scholarship. Additional criteria requirements and any questions about criteria can be directed to nursing@ouhsc.edu. All deadlines are strictly enforced for all scholarships.

Fall 2021-2021 Scholarship Deadlines: More information to come in May 2021 

Spring 2022 Scholarship Deadlines: More information to come in May 2021

Awards and Notifications:

We will make every effort to have decisions made and funds awarded before the last date to pay tuition and fees without service charges are due. These dates can be viewed on the Admissions and Records, Academic Calendar. Students who are awarded a scholarship will be notified via their OUHSC email. Only those students who receive a scholarship will receive a notification. 


If at anytime you have a question throughout the process, you can contact nursing@ouhsc.edu or Katie Bontrager.

Outside Scholarship Opportunities

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