Nicklaus Children’s Hospital is committed to supporting nursing staff members in meeting individual educational advancement goals. Several scholarships are available to employed nurses who are pursuing advanced training. Scholarships are available for clinical employees who are currently enrolled in a nursing program as well as for RNs seeking a bachelor’s or master’s degree, who are interested in pursuing an online program through West Coast University, one of our nursing education partners.
Why apply to a Nicklaus Children's Hospital Nursing Scholarship?
Scholarships offered through the hospital are granted exclusively to qualified hospital employees. Some scholarships are for online learning programs that are supportive of working nurses in meeting their educational advancement goals.
Who is eligible to apply?
Applicants for the scholarships offered through the hospital must be benefit-eligible employees in good standing of Nicklaus Children’s Hospital and meet the requirements for the individual scholarships.
Bing Wood Scholarship
The Dr. Maria Lina “Bing Wood Memorial Scholarship Award is sponsored by the Nicklaus Children’s Hospital Nursing Department to promote advanced education within the nursing profession. The scholarship is awarded to current benefit-eligible employees who are enrolled in an accredited nursing program.
West Coast University Scholarships
The hospital, together with nurse education partner West Coast University, offers a nursing scholarship annually to two West Coast University online learning programs. The scholarships are offered to benefit-eligible registered nurses wishing to attain their advanced degrees in nursing.