Frontier Scholarships

Each Spring and Fall term, our internal scholarships are offered to students that have earned at least 32 credits at FNU. Students are informed of the available scholarships and how to apply via e-mail from the FNU Scholarships Office.

Kitty Ernst Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded annually to a CNEP student who shows leadership ability as well as academic and clinical excellence.

Alice Adams Scholarship
The Frontier Nursing Service Foundation awards this scholarship in honor of Alice Adams.

Alumni Scholarship
The Frontier Nursing Service Foundation awards this scholarship in honor and with the help of Alumni.

Arronson Scholarship
This scholarship is available for students in financial need who are in good academic standing.

Berea College Appalachian Fund Scholarship
The Frontier Nursing Service Foundation awards this scholarship from a grant provided by the Berea College Appalachian Fund in Berea, KY.

Margaret Ferguson Scholarship

This Frontier Nursing Service Foundation awards this scholarship in honor of Margaret Ferguson.

Kate Ireland Scholarship
The Frontier Nursing Service (FNS) Foundation awards this scholarship in honor of Kate Ireland. Ms. Ireland is a long time supporter of FNS, a prior courier, past Chairman of the FNS Board of Governors, and current Honorary National Chairperson of the Frontier Nursing Service.

Betty Lou Johnson Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded in honor of Betty Lou Johnson to an FNP student who returns to school later in life, demonstrates academic excellence and has a commitment to working in underserved areas.

Mardi Perry Scholarship
This scholarship is available due to the efforts of the Boston Committee of the Frontier Nursing Service. The award is made annually to a student committed to offering midwifery services in the New England region.

Nancy B. Taylor Scholarship
The Frontier Nursing Service Foundation awards this scholarship in honor of Nancy B. Taylor. This award is given to a student who plans for international health work after graduation.

Family Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible by donations designated for Family Nurse Practitioner Scholarships. This award is given to family nurse practitioner students in good academic standing.

FNP Leadership Award
Given by the FNS foundation, this award will be given annually to a nurse practitioner student who demonstrated leadership ability as well as academic and clinical excellence.

Jesse Smith Noyes Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded by the Frontier Nursing Service Foundation to an FNU student. The student must be in good academic standing and have an interest in women’s health issues.

May Scaife Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded by the Frontier Nursing Service Foundation in memory of Margaret Ferguson to a student in good academic standing.

Preceptor Scholarship
This scholarship is for Level IV students. The monies for this award have been donated by past and current FNU preceptors. The student must be in good academic standing.

Susanne P. W. Grandin Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded by the Frontier Nursing Service Foundation to an FNP student or graduate in honor of Susanne P. W. Grandin. The student must be in good academic standing.

Helen Barber Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded by the Frontier Nursing Foundation to a CNM student or graduate in honor of Helen Barber. Helen Barber was a courier for the Frontier Nursing Service. Mrs. Barber established the Helen M. Barber Revocable Trust in 1998 and designated a portion to fund scholarships for the training of students in midwifery at Frontier Nursing University. The student must be in good academic standing.

Frontier Nursing University Student Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded by the Frontier Nursing Service Foundation to an FNU student in good academic standing. The scholarship is funded by FNU donors who specify student scholarship with their contributions.

Kentucky Mountain Club Scholarship
This scholarship is made possible  through a gift from the members of Kentucky Mountain Club of Lexington, KY.

Mary Wilson Neel Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an FNU student in good standing in honor of Mary Wilson Neel.

Virginia "Ginny" McAlister Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an FNU student in good standing in memory of Virginia "Ginny" McAlister, a nurse-midwifery student who lost her battle with cancer in 2014.

Van Sloun Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an FNU student in good standing in honor of Van Sloun.

Bluegrass Scholarship
This scholarship is given by the bluegrass Committee of Kentucky with support from donors in Central Kentucky.  It is awarded to a nurse practitioner and nurse-midwifery student who is in good academic standing.

Patricia Lawrence Scholarship
This scholarship is awarded to an FNU student in good standing in honor of Patricia Lawrence.

Elsa Heisel Sule Scholarship
This scholarship has been made possible through the Elsa Heisel Sule Trust, a Charitable Trust established in 2004 by Elsa Sule, a native of Northern Kentucky. This scholarship program is designed to encourage and support outstanding students who work hard, demonstrate a strong will to succeed, and have financial need. This scholarship is available for students whose current permanent residence is in the state of Kentucky, Ohio or Indiana.

Jean Paul DCW Scholarship
This scholarship is given by the Daughters of Colonial Wars, whose purpose is to honor the memory of those who helped establish the American Colonies. This scholarship is awarded to a student in good academic standing.

Marguerite B. Howard Scholarship
This fellowship is awarded in memory of Marguerite B. Howard to an FNU student living in an Appalachian county located in Kentucky, Ohio, Tennessee, West Virginia, or Virginia. The student must be in good academic standing and must commit to working in a rural area for a minimum of three years upon completion of degree.