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Virginia Nursing Scholarship Programs

Virginia Department of Health: Office of Health Equity
Jun 30, 2021

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.


Eligibility requirements are specific to each nursing field and can be found within the application for that field.

Nursing fields include:

  • Registered nurse
  • Licensed practical nurse
  • Certified nursing aide
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

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

Application process

Links to the online application forms by nursing specialty are available at the bottom of the program website.

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

For complete information about funding programs, including your application status, please contact funders directly. Summaries are provided for your convenience only. RHIhub does not take part in application processes or monitor application status.