Scholarships and Awards

Scholarships and Awards

  • Daisy Faculty Award Program  The School of Nursing at CSU Dominguez Hills has established The Daisy Faculty Award program. The purpose of this program is to provide a national recognition and to demonstrate appreciation to teachers for their commitment and inspirational influence on their students. This program is open to any faculty member, employed at the School of Nursing in a lecturer, FERPer, part-time, tenured, or tenure-track position. Congratulations to the 2021 Recipient: Dr. Nop Thodsama Ratanasiripong
  • Joyce Lee Harper Memorial Scholarship  Priority will be given to students whose nursing care experiences have focused or will focus in oncology and/or hospice/end-of-life care.  The recipient will be awarded with $500 and a certificate. To apply, click here. Congratulations to the 2021 recipient: Marie Ivoga Talamoa
  • Judith Lewis Outstanding Educator Award  Each year the School of Nursing honors one full or part-time faculty member for their outstanding teaching at CSUDH in the School of Nursing. Please consider to nominate your favorite/most impressive instructor(s). The recipient will received an honor plaque.     To nominate an educator, click here. Congratulations to the 2021 recipient:  none
  • Ledesma Family Community Service Endowed Scholarship  This is an award for a nursing student who put nursing in action through community services or active contributions to the well-being of the community. The recipient will be awarded with $500 and a certificate.  To apply, click here.  Congratulations to the 2021 recipient: Jessica Donna Hare


  • F.A. Davis Nursing Scholarship  $1,500 will be awarded to one undergraduate nursing student and to one graduate nursing student who is studying in the US or Canada.
  • Awards & Scholarships LogoDeloras Jones RN Scholarship Program  Kaiser Permanente seeks to enhance and support nurses who are in the nursing profession with financial assistance to complete their nursing education.  The awards range from $1,000 to $3,000 and maybe completed here.  For requirements and more information, click here.
  • CampusRN Scholarship Program  The scholarship offers $2500 for students in the nursing program. Click here to review details of criteria and application process.
  • Clarissa Manuel Foundation (CMF) Chrystal Marie Breedlove Scholarship A scholarship opportunity for students of African descent pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Business Administration (BBA/BSB/BSBA) or a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN).
  • Council of Black Nurses Scholarship  Council of Black Nurses is offering scholarship awards ranging from $1000-1500 for those who are enrolled in an BSN or MSN program, have completed at least one semester of the program, currently involved in service to the African American Community, and can demonstrate a financial need.  For more information, click here
  • Best Nursing Degree This guide contains the newest, most up-to-date scholarship offerings as well as detailed information on where to find and win scholarships. Currently, there are scholarships for the undergraduate and graduate level ranging from $250-15,000.
  • National Council of Jewish Women | Los Angeles With over 100 years of service history, NCJW|LA is an organization committed to addressing issues of economic justice in Los Angeles.  NCJW|LA’s scholarship program awards financial assistance to students who live and attend school in the greater Los Angeles area (including Los Angeles, Orange, Riverside, San Bernardino and Ventura counties) who have made a commitment to higher education to achieve a better future for themselves and their families.  Our scholarships are open to students of all backgrounds in a variety of subject matter disciplines, as well as scholarships that support non-traditional students in achieving their academic goals. 
  • Bonnie Fang Nursing Scholarship A one-time $5,000 Scholarship will be awarded to one (1) student in California and one (1) student in Nevada per academic school year.  All full-time nursing students enrolled in a state-approved associate or baccalaureate degree nursing program in the states of California and Nevada are eligible. The Bonnie Fang Nursing scholarship application process will open January 2, 2020 and closes March 31, 2020. To learn more: Also click this link to view this Bonnie Fang Foundation PDF for more info

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Honors in the Major - Nursing

An undergraduate student may be a candidate for graduation with Honors in Nursing provided he or she meets the following criteria.

1) Completed a minimum of 36 graded units in residence at California State University -Dominguez Hills.

2) Achieved a minimum California State University Dominguez Hills GPA of 3.85 or greater.

3) Received the recommendation and approval by the Full-time faculty of the School of Nursing.