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Bachelor's in Nursing Degree Scholarships

Bachelor's scholarships are supported by the Oncology Nursing Foundation, Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation and Oncology Practice Alliance, Inc.


All awards, grants, and scholarships are tentative and subject to change based on funding availability.

Important Dates: 

Applications open September 15, 2021
Applications due January 30, 2022
Applicants will be notified via email by April 2022
Scholarship funding will be available after July 1, 2022

Note: An individual cannot receive this award more than one time.

Purpose: To provide scholarships to registered nurses committed to oncology nursing and pursuing a baccalaureate degree in nursing.

Selection Criteria:

  • The applicant must be currently enrolled in, accepted to, or have applied to a Bachelor of Nursing degree program at a CCNE or NLN-CNEA accredited School of Nursing in the 2022–2023 academic year.
  • The candidate must be a registered nurse.
  • The candidate must provide a letter of reference. 

Award: Bachelor's scholarships are awarded at $3,000 each.

Academic Application Guidelines:
Reviewers will score applications on several factors. To make your application stronger, here are some tips:

Use free online tools such as Grammarly and have someone read over your application to ensure your application:

  • Clearly answers the essay question and addresses the Foundation’s mission pillars and diversity, equity, and inclusion statements (found in the application).
  • Is strong in terms of grammar, punctuation, syntax, and conciseness.
  • Reflects your role in oncology and how you’ve grown professionally, but also how you’ve contributed to the cancer care community through membership or volunteer positions.
  • Includes goals that are specific, measurable, actionable, realistic, and related to the advancement of oncology nursing.

To Apply Online:

  • Required: Submit a $5 application fee made payable to Oncology Nursing Foundation through ONS.
  • Follow the link below to begin your application.

Ongoing support of bachelor's in nursing academic scholarships is also provided by a fund of the Oncology Nursing Foundation established through the generosity of the Oncology Practice Alliance, Inc.  Criteria: Current bachelor of nursing (BSN) students residing in Ohio or West Virginia; Up to two (2) awards of $3,000 each.

Application deadline: 2022-01-30

Apply Online

2021 Bachelor's Scholarship Recipients


Drake Bastin

Drake Bastin, RN

Summerville, SC

Sharon Goliash, RN

Sharon Goliash, RN

Nazareth, PA

Nicole Grosso, RN, OCN®

Nicole Grosso, RN, OCN®

Naples, FL

Heidi Jakob, RN, OCN®

Heidi Jakob, RN, OCN®

Downey, CA

Janelle Nason, RN, OCN®

Janelle Nason, RN, OCN®

Plymouth, MA

Alexa Oramas, ASN-RN

Alexa Oramas, ASN-RN

Miami, FL

Sonya Wheeler, RN, OCN®

Patterson, NY

Ella Cox

Ella Cox

Gilbert, AZ

Courtney Dietrich

Courtney Dietrich, BS, MSW, LCSW

Bellmore, NY

Annie Gevertz

Annie Gevertz

Scarsdale, NY

Arthur Jones, BS, AAS

Arthur Jones, BS, AAS

Fort Worth, TX

Wai Ho Bruce Lin

Wai Ho Bruce Lin

Reston, VA

Jennifer Liu

Jennifer Liu

Flushing, NY

Olivia Mead

Olivia Mead

New York, NY

Jennifer Perry

Jennifer Perry

Longmont, CO

Evelyn Pineda

Evelyn Pineda

Nyack, NY

Alicia Romero

Alicia Romero

Bellingham, WA

Amanda Young

Amanda Young

Philadelphia, PA

Dorothy Anderson

Dorothy Anderson

Cliffside Park, NJ

Michelle Ho, SN, CNA

Michelle Ho, SN, CNA

Corona, CA

Faith Metlock

Faith Metlock

Cleveland, OH

Emma Polanco

Emma Polanco

Fort Worth, TX

Grace Skelton, CNA

Grace Skelton, CNA

Cape Girardeau, MO

Kathleen Soller

Kathleen Soller

Greenwood, IN

Bridgette Gardea

Bridgette Gardea

Buckley, WA