Traditional BSN & NCP Scholarship Application

This scholarship application is for Traditional BSN and NCP (BSN@Home) students for the 2024-2025 academic year – Fall 2024 & Spring 2025 semesters. Only current nursing students and nursing program applicants should complete this application. You are not eligible for School of Nursing funding if you are a new freshmen at UW-Madison or if you are a pre-nursing student who did not apply for the Traditional BSN Fall 2024 program start date. If you have any questions, please contact the School of Nursing Scholarships Team at scholarships@nursing.wisc.edu.

Award
Varies
Organizations
School of Nursing
Deadline
02/26/2024
Supplemental Questions
  1. Please choose the description that best applies to you regarding your current student standing.
  2. If you are pursuing your first undergraduate degree, please skip this question. If you are pursuing your second undergraduate degree and/or if you have already earned an advanced degree (i.e., master's, Ph.D.), please list the degree(s) you have earned, as well as the institution that conferred the degree(s) and the month/year the degree(s) was awarded.
  3. Describe your academic and professional goals in nursing, including how you hope to impact the profession. (250 words or less)
  4. The mission of the School of Nursing is to develop leaders for the profession and society - we make discoveries, enhance systems, and improve health through research, education, and practice. Describe how your academic and professional goals align with our mission. (250 words or less)
  5. Are you interested in the nursing care of older adults?
  6. If you are interested in the nursing care of older adults, please describe you interest in 250 words or less.
  7. Are you interested in population, public, and/or community health nursing?
  8. If you are interested in population, public, and/or community health nursing, please describe you interest in 150 words or less.
  9. Are you interested in global health nursing?
  10. If you are interested in global health nursing, please describe you interest in 150 words or less.
  11. Are you interested in oncology and/or the clinical care of individuals with cancer?
  12. If you are interested in oncology and/or the clinical care of individuals with cancer, please describe you interest in 250 words or less.
  13. Are you interested in pediatric nursing?
  14. If you are interested in pediatric nursing, please describe you interest in 150 words or less.
  15. Are you interested in school nursing?
  16. If you are interested in school nursing, please describe you interest in 150 words or less.
  17. Are you interested in working with patients with chronic illness and/or disability?
  18. If you are interested in working with patients with chronic illness and/or disability, please describe you interest in 150 words or less.
  19. Are you interested in pursuing a graduate degree (DNP or PhD) in nursing?
  20. If you are interested in pursuing a graduate degree (DNP or PhD) in nursing, please describe you interest in 150 words or less.
  21. Do you intend to practice nursing in Wisconsin after graduation?
  22. If you do intend to practice nursing in Wisconsin, would you be willing to sign a commitment letter agreeing to practice nursing in the State of Wisconsin for at least three (3) years of full-time service after graduation?
  23. Are you interested in and/or do you intend to practice nursing in a rural area of Wisconsin?
  24. If you are interested in and/or intend to practice nursing in a rural area of Wisconsin, please describe you interest in 150 words or less.
  25. Are you from a rural Wisconsin community with a population of fewer than 20,000 people?
  26. If you are from a rural Wisconsin community with a population of fewer than 20,000 people, provide the name of the town and county, and the population (e.g., Brillion, Calumet County, 3,100).
  27. Are you a current employee of UW-Health?
  28. If your current employer is paying for any part of your tuition, please indicate how much of your tuition they are covering.
  29. Are you receiving financial assistance for the Fall 2024-Spring 2025 academic year, specifically grants and/or scholarships, that do not need to be repaid?
  30. If you are receiving financial assistance for the Fall 2024-Spring 2025 academic year in the form of grants and/or scholarships, what is the amount and source of the aid?
  31. What is your current unpaid student loan debt? Please only include your own educational loan debt unless you are legally married, in which case you may also include your spouse's educational debt. Enter "0" for none.
  32. Are you a first-generation college student? A first-generation student does not have any parent(s)/legal guardian(s) who have completed a 4-year college or university degree.
  33. Are you a dependent student? Generally speaking, students who are under 24, unmarried, without children, non-military, claimed on their parents'/legal guardians' tax forms, and/or are living with their parents/legal guardians are considered dependent students.
  34. What is your total family household income? If you are a dependent student, list income from your entire family in the household (not just the student's income). If you are an independent student, please list income from your entire independent household.
  35. How many members are there in your household? If you are a dependent student, please include yourself, your parent(s)/guardian(s), and your parents'/guardians' other dependent children. If you are an independent student, please include yourself, your spouse/partner, and any dependent children.
  36. How many members of your household, including yourself, will be enrolled at a college or university during the upcoming academic year?
  37. Due to the FAFSA being delayed this year, we want to ensure we have a complete picture of your financial needs. Please provide additional relevant information that affects your need for financial assistance. Within your comfort level, please be as detailed as possible.
  38. If I receive a scholarship, I understand that my email contact information will be shared with the UW-Foundation. Please contact the Office of Academic Affairs if you have any concerns.
  39. If I receive a scholarship, I understand that I will be required to write a thank-you note and complete a student profile for scholarship donors.
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