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One of the Army Nurse Corps Association’s major initiatives is the Scholarship Program. Its purpose is the support of nursing education through scholarship funding to worthy students who are US citizens in an accredited baccalaureate or graduate nursing or anesthesia program. Below are the eligibility criteria and general information.

Who May Apply

  • Students currently enrolled in an accredited baccalaureate or advanced degree nursing or nurse anesthesia program who:
    • Are serving or have previously served in any branch, at any rank, of a component of the US Army (Active Army, Army National Guard, or Army Reserve);
    • Are not currently receiving funding by a component of the US Army (e.g., ROTC scholarship students and students receiving full GI Bill benefits are not eligible); and
    • As applicable, have received an Honorable Discharge.
  • Nursing or anesthesia students whose parent(s), spouse, or child(ren) have current or previous service in a component of the US Army.

Eligible Educational Programs

  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN)
  • RN to BSN
  • Accelerated Nursing Degree programs
  • Graduate Certificate in Nursing (minimum of one year (2 semesters) in length)
  • Master’s Degree in Nursing (MSN)
  • Anesthesia and Nursing Doctoral programs
  • Graduate degree in related healthcare fields (such as Public Health) in furtherance of a nursing career

Application Information

The application period for 2024 is closed. Applications for 2025 scholarships will begin to be accepted later this year or in early 2025. Watch this page for details starting in late Fall.

The Army Nurse Corps Association does not have an official relationship with the US Army, the Army Nurse Corps or the Reserve Officer Training Corps. Accordingly there is no military service obligation for the student receiving this scholarship.

ANCA Scholarships Are Valued

Each year, ANCA is gratified to receive the heartfelt thanks of recipients of our scholarships. See our Thank-You page for examples.

For More Information

To contact the ANCA Education Committee about our scholarships, enter your name and email address, the subject of your query and the message text, and click Send Now. Red items are required fields.