Nursing Scholarships

The following list of Departmental Scholarships are available for students in the Linda Dunham School of Nursing who are enrolled or have already taken NURS 3500/3000. External Scholarships are available to students enrolled in a nursing or health-related program. The contact information is given for the scholarships offered through avenues outside of the Linda Dunham School of Nursing. When seeking information about these scholarships, clarify that you are seeking financial assistance for studies in a nursing program. For all other scholarship applications, please check the respected website listed for the particular scholarship.

C. Gus Glasscock, Jr. Nursing Scholarship

Provides $1,000 to $2,000 per year for undergraduate nursing students who are Latin American females with preference given to those from Honduras, Guatemala, or Costa Rica. *Please note that this is a departmental scholarship.

Criteria include:

  • In good standing in the nursing program
  • Evidence of financial need
  • Have successfully completed NURS 3233 & 3408

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Gwen A. and Michel J. Mellinger Endowed Scholarship for Nursing

This scholarship honors Halisia Frazier Cannon, the donor’s granddaughter, and a BSN graduate from HCU.

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Memorial Hospital Nursing Alumni

The alumni of the Lilly Jolly School of Nursing established a scholarship program for students enrolled in the BSN program at HCU. The scholarship provides an award to a student each year. The student must be enrolled in the clinical courses and show strong promise of success in the program.

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Sigma Theta Tau

Sigma Theta Tau is an honor society for professional nurses. Th Eta Phi Chapter is the local organization for Houston Christian University. The Eta Phi Chapter awards $500 annually to a graduate student for advanced studies in nursing. Applications for the scholarship may be obtained from the Counselor who is one of the nursing faculty.

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External Scholarships