The Illinois College of Nursing is an institution that strives for academic and nursing excellence.

To promote its mission, the College believes in recognizing individuals that are passionate about advancing the nursing profession through research, innovation or a commitment to quality health care.

The Illinois College of Nursing Rising Scholars Award

The Nursing Rising Scholars Award offers prospective students an opportunity to reach their academic and professional goals by awarding scholarships to individuals who are committed to improving the current standards of healthcare and contributing to the professions current body of knowledge.


To be considered applicants must submit a short 2-3 minute video explaining or demonstrating their scholarly goals and how the Illinois College of Nursing will help them in achieving their mission.