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Virginia Nursing Scholarship Programs

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Virginia Department of Health: Office of Health Equity
Apr 15, 2023

Stacy Davis

Olivette Burroughs


Virginia Nursing Scholarship Programs provide scholarships for students enrolled in nursing education programs to become registered nurses, licensed practical nurses, and certified nursing aides and who agree to serve in a medically underserved area of Virginia upon graduation. Recipients must agree to a service contract of one year of service per year of scholarship received.


Eligible nursing fields include:

  • Registered nurse
  • Licensed practical nurse
  • Certified nursing aide

Applicants must have a cumulative GPA of 2.5 and demonstrate financial need.

Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

The maximum scholarship award for CNAs is $1,000 and up to $2,000 for LPNs and RNs.

The amount of each scholarship award is dependent upon the amount of funds appropriated by the Virginia General Assembly and the number of qualified applicants.

Application process

Links to additional guidance and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Health aides and assistants · Nurses · Scholarships for health careers · Virginia

Organizations (1)

  • Virginia Department of Health: Office of Health Equity, view details

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