Nursing Scholarships

Borra Nursing Scholarship

Nursing students who have been admitted into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program are invited to apply for the Borra Nursing Scholarship created by the Borra Family Foundation. This scholarship is highly competitive, intended to attract highly capable and talented students who, upon graduating and obtaining a position in the field of nursing, will exemplify and promote the excellence of Dominican’s BSN Program

Scholarship Conditions

  1. Scholarship applies to undergraduate transfer and existing Dominican University students accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program. Preference will be given to transfer nursing students.
  2. Scholarship award of up to $10,000 per year is available to full-time nursing students, and up to $20,000 per full-time nursing students in the aggregate (junior and senior years combined) at Dominican University. This scholarship is in addition to, and does not replace, any other financial aid for which the student is awarded by Dominican or other sources.

Scholarship Initial Requirements

  1. Complete the Borra Nursing Scholarship Application.
  2. Minimum college/university cumulative grade point average of 3.2 on 4 point scale.
  3. Minimum ATI TEAS V composite score of 70%.
  4. Matriculation into Dominican University and accepted into its BSN Program
  5. Commit to full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours/semester).

Scholarship Renewal Requirements

  1. Progression in nursing program in good academic standing and no repeated courses
  2. Continued full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours/semester).
  3. Maintenance of a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on 4 point scale.
  4. File a FAFSA by February 15 each year (Federal School Code: 001750).

Scholarship Application Process

Obtain the scholarship form online or from the Nursing Office located in Parmer Hall 402. Submit the completed and signed form to the Director of Financial Aid, Lewis Hall 120 postmarked by April 1, 2017. Scholarship awards will be announced by May 1, 2017.

Westlake Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship

Students who are planning to major in nursing and live in the western suburbs of Chicago, are invited to apply. Scholarships vary and recipients are required to reapply each year.

Scholarship Initial Requirements

  1. Provide proof of residence in the near west suburbs of Chicago for current and past 3 years.
  2. Complete the Westlake Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship Application by February 1, 2017.
  3. Earn a minimum high school/college cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on 4 point scale.
  4. Matriculate into Dominican University and complete a pre-nursing interest form.
  5. Commit to full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours/semester).
  6. Allow Dominican University to provide scholarship recipient information to the Westlake Health Foundation.

For eligibility to reapply, a student must meet the following renewal requirements:

  1. Submit renewal Westlake Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship Application by February 1, 2017.
  2. Provide proof of continued residency in the near western suburbs of Chicago.
  3. Progression in pre-nursing and nursing studies in good academic standing and no repeated nursing courses.
  4. Continued full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours/semester).
  5. Maintenance of a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on 4 point scale.
  6. File a FAFSA by February 15 each year (Federal School Code: 001750).

To apply, submit the following no later than February 1:
Westlake Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship