Borra Nursing Scholarship

For Transfer Students and Current Dominican Undergraduates Admitted to the BSN Program as Rising Juniors
Current Dominican undergraduates and incoming transfer students accepted 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 and is 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
  • Scholarship applies to transfer students and current Dominican undergraduates accepted into the Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) Program.
  • Scholarship award of up to $10,000 per year (up to $20,000 over the junior and senior years combined) is available to full-time nursing students 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.
Initial Requirements
  • Complete the Borra Nursing Scholarship Application.
  • Minimum college/university cumulative grade point average of 3.2 on 4.0 scale.
  • Minimum ATI TEAS V composite score of 70%.
  • Matriculation into Dominican University and acceptance into its BSN program
  • Commit to full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours/semester).
Scholarship Renewal Requirements
  • Progression in nursing program in good academic standing and no repeated courses
  • Continued full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours/semester).
  • Maintenance of a cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on 4.0 scale.
  • File a FAFSA beginning October 1 each year (Federal School Code: 001750).
Application Process

Complete the scholarship form online by April 1, 2019. Scholarship awards will be announced by May 15, 2019.

Westlake Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship

For Freshmen and Transfer Students Planning to Major in Nursing.
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
  • Provide proof of residence in the near west suburbs of Chicago for current and past 3 years.
  • Complete the Westlake Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship Application by February 15.
  • Earn a minimum high school/college cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on 4 point scale.
  • Matriculate into Dominican University and complete a pre-nursing interest form.
  • Commit to full-time enrollment (minimum of 12 credit hours/semester).
  • 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:

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

Westlake Health Foundation Nursing Scholarship (pdf)