Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing Scholarships
Ida V. Moffett Scholarship
In honor of our school’s namesake, gifts to the Ida V. Moffett Scholarship support outstanding undergraduate and graduate nursing students.
Arlene Nash Hayne Nursing Administration Endowed Award
The Arlene Nash Hayne Nursing Administration Award was established to honor the contributions of retired faculty member Dr. Arlene Nash Hayne. The award is presented to a first year post-master’s D.N.P. student who demonstrates academic excellence, exemplifies the characteristics of a servant leader, participates in professional organizations and is committed to developing academic and civic responsibility.
Funderburg Nurse Anesthesia Scholarship
Established in memory of the late Mr. and Mrs. Lonnie Funderburg, gifts to this fund support outstanding students enrolled in the nurse anesthesia program.
Gretchen S. McDaniel Endowed Scholarship
The Gretchen S. McDaniel Endowed Scholarship was established by family and friends of Dr. McDaniel to honor her commitment and dedication to Samford and the field of nursing. Scholarships will be awarded to students accepted into the M.S.N. or D.N.P. Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner program at Moffett & Sanders School of Nursing at Samford University.
Head Family Missions Scholarship
Gifts to this fund provide need-based support for students participating in medical missions trips. The fund is founded on the Head family’s commitment to missions and service and it continues the legacy of the late Thomas R. “Tripp” Head by introducing students to missions work.
Jackie H. Davis Nurse Anesthesia Medical Mission Fund
Support nurse anesthesia students’ participation in medical missions’ trips or health care related service opportunities through a gift to this fund. The scholarship was established upon the retirement of the Department of Nurse Anesthesia’s long-time secretary and “surrogate mom,” Jackie H. Davis.
Jane S. Martin Family Nurse Practitioner Endowed Scholarship
The Jane S. Martin Family Nurse Practitioner Endowed Scholarship at Moffett Sanders School of Nursing supports students who are enrolled in Samford University’s family nurse practitioner program. The scholarship was named to honor the contributions of Senior Associate Dean and Professor Dr. Jane S. Martin who was instrumental in starting the family nurse practitioner program at Samford University.
Kevin Myers Memorial Scholarship for Missions
Graduate students pursuing international medical missions trips are supported through gifts to this fund, started by nursing alumni Stephanie and Ricky Edwards, in honor of Stephanie’s late father, Kevin Myers.
LeeAnna Grace Cunningham Family Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Gifts to this fund support nurse practitioner students who demonstrate a desire to serve and care for vulnerable populations. The scholarship honors LeeAnna Cunningham and is established to inspire students to serve with compassion and determination.
Nena F. Sanders Doctor of Nursing Practice Scholarship
Outstanding Doctor of Nursing Practice (D.N.P.) students are honored with the distinguished Nena F. Sanders scholarship. Named for Vice Provost and Ralph W. Beeson Dean and Professor Nena F. Sanders, the scholarship was established by the graduates of Samford’s first D.N.P. class in recognition of her commitment to the program.
Birmingham Baptist Hospital School of Nursing Legacy Scholarship
The Birmingham Baptist Hospital School of Nursing Legacy Scholarship was established to honor those who attended the Birmingham Baptist Hospital School of Nursing. The Birmingham Baptist Association acquired Birmingham Baptist Hospital School of Nursing in 1922 with the goal of educating nurses to meet a desperate need for skilled practitioners. The school was renamed the Ida V. Moffett School of Nursing in 1968 and became a part of Samford University in 1973.
Sharron P. Schlosser Nurse Educator Award
The Sharron P. Schlosser Nurse Educator Award was established in honor of retired faculty member, Dr. Sharron Schlosser. The award is given to a graduate student who models professionalism, demonstrates a commitment to lifelong learning, exhibits a spirit of inquiry, and expresses a passion for a career in nursing education. The recipient will also exemplify the values of caring, collegiality, and advocacy as modeled by Dr. Schlosser.
Nurse Faculty Loan Program
Advanced education nursing students who are are committed to a career as nurse faculty post-graduation may be eligible for Nurse Faculty Loan Program funding. The program provides cancellation of up to 85% of the original student loans (plus interest thereon) for completion of up to four years of post-graduation full-time nurse faculty employment in the same position.Learn More
National Health Service Corps Scholarship
The National Health Service Corps Scholarship Program (NHSC SP) awards scholarships to students pursuing eligible primary care health professions training. In return, scholars commit to provide primary care health services in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs).
American Association of Colleges of Nursing
The American Association of College of Nursing (AACN) offers a variety of scholarship opportunities for graduate nursing students.