NurseThink® - AACN Scholarship

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The NurseThink® - AACN Scholarship supports students enrolled in master's and doctoral nursing programs at AACN member institutions who have a desire to become future nurse faculty. The scholarship is open to all students who are members of the Graduate Nursing Student Academy.

To apply, students must complete an online application, provide demographic information and details on their academic achievement, and submit a short essay outlining their plans to teach after graduation.

Scholarship Details

The scholarship will provide a  $5,000  to students twice a year through 2026.


  • January 31
  • July 15

Apply Online

Note: must be currently enrolled in a nursing program to be eligible

Contact: If you have any questions, please contact Foundation Coordinator, Alexa Betances at

Scholarship Recipients

January 2024

Tamika Braveheart

Tamika Braveheart
Duke University

July 2023

Jose Perpignan
University of Rochester School of Nursing

January 2023

headshot of Jacqueline Kramer

Jacqueline Kramer
Wayne State University

July 2022

headshot of Rika Win

Rika Win
DNP Student, Medical University of South Carolina

May 2022

photo of Jaclyn Reyes

Jaclyn Reyes
PhD Student, Texas Woman’s University