Upsilon Scholarships & Grants

Upsilon Chapter is offering up to $5,000 in scholarships and grants each year. For spring 2017, Upsilon will be awarding:

  • 2 undergraduate scholarships at $500 each for a traditional or accelerated baccalaureate student at NYU Meyers
  • 2 graduate scholarships at $500 each for a student in any accredited graduate nursing program at any level (Masters, Doctor of Nursing Practice, PhD)
  • Research grants of up to an individual maximum of $1,500 each, for a total of $3,000 awarded to support:
    • Research to complete Masters or Doctoral level capstones, theses, or dissertations
    • Quality improvement, implementation, or translation to practice projects or studies in practice settings

All students are eligible for Nursing Student Scholarships: BS (NYU students only), MS/MSN, DNP, PhD. All Upsilon members are eligible for Member Research Grants.


2018 Scholarship and Grant Applications

Upsilon Scholarship and Grants Committee is proud to announce that our Award Applications are now open! Upsilon Chapter offers up to $5,000 in scholarships and grants each year. We also have a NEW a Friend of Nursing Award to recognize individuals and organizations that have impacted the chapter, the local nursing or health care community, and/or the health of people in a significant way. The application deadline is March 9, 2018 at 5:00 pm. All completed application materials, or any questions, should be submitted to:

All scholarship and grant recipients are invited to attend the Upsilon Annual Induction and Awards Ceremony on Monday, April 2, 2018, from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm at the Rosenthal Pavilion, Kimmel Center, NYU, 60 Washington Square South, New York, NY, 10012.


2017 Scholarship and Grant Recipients

We would like to congratulate all of our scholarship and grant recipients for 2017:

Graduate Scholarships:

  • Charles Tilley, PhD Program
  • Amelia Muir, Masters Program
  • Joanne Schmidt, Masters Program

Undergraduate Scholarships:

  • Peter Dull
  • Andrew Fernandez
  • Adam Hadas

Research Grant:

  • Jin Jun, PhD Candidate - "The relationship between nursing unit-level organizational culture and the use of evidence-based practice among nurses in hospitals"


Upsilon Scholarship and Grant Application Materials

Sigma Upsilon Scholarship Award Criteria and Form

Sigma Upsilon Research Grant Criteria and Form

Sigma Upsilon Friend of Nursing Award Criteria and Form