The NFP’s Tubman Scholar Scholarship Fund provides scholarships in support of Black students in their pursuit of a nursing degree. Complete information regarding NFP scholarships can be found at our website under the “Scholarships” tab. Please View Criteria for complete eligibility details and application requirements. The applicant must be accepted or already attending an LPN nursing program or an RN-BSN program.
The applicant must be accepted or already attending an LPN nursing program or an RN-BSN program. Scholarship funds must be applied to an accredited baccalaureate nursing program or an RN-BSN program in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Current high school students must be matriculated undergraduate nursing students in the fall of the year in which the award is given.
Current baccalaureate students must be in the first, second, or third year of a nursing program when the application is made. Those students in their final year of study or who will graduate in May of the year in which the award is given are not eligible to apply. Current RN-to-BSN-completion students must have already been accepted into a degree-completion program at the time of application submission. Applicants who are not already an RN – including BS-to-BSN students/fast-track students – must have already been accepted into a basic RN program at the time of scholarship application. The applicant must identify as Black or African-American and reside and attend school in the Commonwealth of Pennsylvania. Applicants should have a minimum of 3.0 GPA.