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American Association of Nurse Practitioners (AANP) Scholarships

Financial Support to Enhance Your Nurse Practitioner (NP) Career

American Association of Nurse Practitioners - AANP Scholarships

You are committed to excellence in advanced nursing practice. Now, become empowered to succeed by applying for an exclusive scholarship from AANP!

Whether you are just starting your journey to becoming an NP or are seeking your DNP or PhD, these scholarships help you gain valuable advanced learning, maximize your professional development and become a trusted health care expert for your patients. AANP is proud to support the talented NPs and health care leaders of tomorrow.


Applications for the 2022 funding cycle closed on March 23 at 6 p.m. ET (5 p.m. CT).

All applicants will be notified once the scholarship recipients have been determined. If you are selected to receive a scholarship, you will be required to complete and sign a written acknowledgment form.

Eligibility Requirements

Applicants must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident.
  • Not be a member of the AANP Board of Directors or a relative of a current AANP board member or state liaison.
  • Not be an AANP staff member or related to an AANP staff member.
  • Be enrolled in an accredited graduate school.
  • Have at least one semester of your current program completed.
  • Complete your program with the result of a master's degree or doctoral degree in nursing or a related field.
  • Complete your program between fall (August) 2022 and summer (July) 2023.

Eligible Disciplines

Applicants should be enrolled in one of these academic disciplines:

  • Master’s Degree in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner Track).
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post-master’s or BSN to DNP).
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing or Related Field.

Supporting Documents

To apply, please provide these additional documents with your application:

  • Copy of your NP program of study.
  • Copy of your most recent official, certified transcript.
  • Verification of program accreditation.
  • Two current, professional references on letterhead.
  • Current CV or résumé.