Loyola University Chicago

Financial Aid Office

Major Scholarships

Scholarships By Major

A good website to look for scholarships that are major specific is http://www.scholarships.com/financial-aid/college-scholarships/scholarships-by-major/

Nursing Scholarships

A wide range of nursing scholarships can be found at the following Websites:









BrainTrack Nursing Scholarship

This scholarship is designed to help others considering nursing related careers by taking advantage of the experiences of entrants.

  • Selection Criteria: Winners will be selected based on the creativity, focus, overall thoughtfulness, accuracy, and practical value of responses to essay questions.  The questions ask students about their experiences as a nursing student and their suggestions for prospective students.  BrainTrack will publish the most helpful responses for use by future students.
  • Awards: The best entry for each competition is awarded $1000; the runner-up $500. 
  • Deadlines: Scholarship competitions run twice a year, for each semester. Submission deadline are March 1st and November 1st. 
  • Costs: None.
  • Privacy: All entrant names and contact information will be kept private for use only in the scholarship, except for the winners whose names will be published.
  • Requirements: Entrants must be currently taking classes in an appropriate nursing degree program with at least one semester of studies completed.  Studies can be full-time, part-time, on-campus, or online and must be at an accredited US college.


Theatre Scholarships

James Wesley White, Jr. Scholarship

The Directors of the James Wesley White, Jr. Scholarship Fund are pleased to announce they are accepting applications for its annual scholarship in honor of James “Jay” Wesley White, Jr.  Current sophomores and juniors majoring in theatre are eligible to apply for the $1500 scholarship.  Applications are due by April 22, 2016.  You may contact the scholarship committee for more information at jwwjscholarship@yahoo.com or angele_white@yahoo.com.