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DUSON Scholarships

DUSON Merit Scholarships
Prospective students applying to enter the Duke University School of Nursing for the first time in a degree-seeking program who meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply for these scholarships. The School will award six scholarships for new students beginning in the fall 2017 or spring 2018 semesters. Scholarships will cover approximately 50% of required tuition, with specific award information communicated to recipients upon selection. Students must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States to be eligible for consideration.

DUSON Need-Based Scholarships
Eligibility for DUSON need-based scholarships is based on the calculated expected family contribution (EFC) from the Free Application for Student Aid (FAFSA). All degree-seeking students in the ABSN, MSN, and DNP programs who complete the FAFSA and the DUSON financial aid application prior to beginning their program of study are considered for the DUSON need-based scholarship.

Informatics Scholarship
Prospective students who are applying to enter the Duke University School of Nursing MSN Health Informatics Program for the first time and meet eligibility requirements are encouraged to apply for this scholarship. Two competitive scholarships will be awarded for the Fall 2017 Semester, and two scholarships will be awarded for the Spring 2018 Semester. Each scholarship could cover up to $20,000 of tuition to complete the student’s MSN Health Informatics Program of study ($10,000 per year for two years). Students may apply for this special scholarship one time only, prior to the first semester in which they are enrolled in the Health Informatics Program. The successful student can have the first year’s $10,000 Scholarship renewed in their second year for $10,000. Non-degree students are not eligible to apply. 

NC Community College Faculty Scholarship
The NC Community College Faculty Scholarship covers 15 percent of tuition for new MSN Nursing Education Program students who are faculty members of a NC community college.

Duke University Scholars Program
The Duke University Scholars Program provides 100% tuition funding and is awarded to a limited number of students selected through a competitive process. All DUSON students are considered through the Admissions application. One University Scholar from the School of Nursing is selected each summer from among the new ABSN, MSN, and DNP students beginning the prior spring or upcoming fall semester.

Cullman Foundation Scholarship
The Cullman Foundation Scholarship provides funding to current students who participate in an eligible global clinical immersion experience.