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Grants & Scholarships

AMSN Invests Back in Our Members Through Grants and Scholarships

AMSN MembersWe are proud of the accomplishments of our members and believe in supporting you so you can develop your career and achieve your goals. Learn more about the different AMSN grants and scholarships we offer our members, then apply for the grant or scholarship opportunity that is best for you!

Applicants must meet the following criteria to be eligible for all AMSN Grants/Scholarships, unless specified otherwise under the Additional Criteria column in the chart below.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Member of AMSN for 1 year at time of application date
  • May not be awarded more than one award, grant or scholarship of any kind from AMSN in one calendar year
  • Share how grant/scholarship has advanced your professional practice
  • May not be a current member of the AMSN or MSNCB Executive Boards, Scholarship & Awards Committee, or AMSN/MSNCB staff
  • Submissions received after the application deadline will not be considered.

To Apply

To submit an application for an AMSN grant or scholarship, click on the "Apply Now" link in the table below. You will need to log in using your AMSN website/membership login. If you do not have an AMSN website/membership login, you will be prompted to create one before you can continue to the application.

In the event you cannot complete the application in one sitting, your login and password allow you to return to your application at any time during the open application period and your progress will be saved. The links are active during the application period only.


Grants & Scholarships
Annual Application Period
Additional Criteria
Award and Number Given Annually
Higher Education Scholarship
Jan 1 - Feb 28
This scholarship may not be awarded to individuals who have received it within the last 2 years. (Ex. If you won the scholarship in 2020, you are not eligible again until 2022.) Upon notification of being a scholarship recipient, applicant must supply proof of enrollment at an accredited college or university.
Up to six (6) $3,000 scholarships
CMSRN Certification Grants: Provide funding for exam registration to become CMSRN® certified. Recipients have one (1) year from the date they are notified that they are a grant recipient to take the exam.
Applications are open all year or until 12 grants are awarded for the calendar year.
12 per calendar year
CMSRN Recertification Grants: Provides funding for CMSRN recertification application fee.
Applications are open all year or until 12 grants are awarded for the calendar year.
12 per calendar year
Annual Convention
April 1 - May 31
Provides funding to attend the AMSN Annual Convention and $500 towards on-site convention expenses.
AMSN Student Scholarship
September 1 - November 30
For current prelicensure nursing students (LPN/LVN, ADN, Diploma, or BSN program).
Up to (10) $1,000 scholarships
AMSN General Needs Grant
Emergency Grants are intended to assist with unexpected expenses incurred directly by our members. Recipient can not have received an AMSN grant or scholarship within the past 12 months.
Up to $599 each grant



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