Congratulations to the 2020 Nightingale Scholarship Recipients!

We are honored to recognize the 2020 Nightingale Scholarship recipients.

Each year, the NM Center for Nursing Excellence awards 20 Nightingale Scholarships to nursing students throughout the state. This year's applicants were amazing and the scholarship recipients all showed incredible dedication to their work, their studies, and their communities.

Congratulations to the 2020 Nightingale Scholarship recipients! The future of nursing in New Mexico is bright because of all of you.

Nightingale Announcement 2020


Each year, the New Mexico Center for Nursing Excellence offers 20 $1,000 scholarships to New Mexico nursing students, studying in the levels of:

  • ADN
  • RN-to-BSN
  • BSN
  • Graduate Nursing Students

Application Criteria

  • Must be a New Mexico resident
  • Currently enrolled in a nursing program approved by the NM Board of Nursing
  • Must have completed the first semester or 6-8 hours of a nursing program (nursing courses, not pre-requisites)
  • Maintain at least an overall 3.0 GPA or B average

Deadlines & Information

  • The application period for the 2020 awards has closed. Please check back in November of 2020 for information about the 2021 scholarships.
  • QUESTIONS: [email protected] or (505) 565-5811

These scholarships are funded through a grant from the New Mexico Board of Nursing's Nurse Excellence Fund. Thank you for your continued support of the Nightingale Scholarships and the NM Center for Nursing Excellence!