Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Scholarship
Virginia Health Care Foundation
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner (NP)
Scholarship awards funding to nurse practitioners working
in safety-net clinics who are pursuing a post-master's
certificate as a psychiatric-mental health nurse
Applicants must agree to work full-time in a safety-net
setting in Virginia for at least 2 years upon completion
of the certificate.
- Have a master's degree in nursing
- Be a Virginia licensed FNP, ANP, WHNP or PNP
- Be accepted into a Psychiatric-Mental Health
Post-Masters Certificate (PMC) program, accredited by the
National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission or the
Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education
- Not be enrolled or planning to enroll in a doctoral
nursing program, as the service commitment must begin
immediately after PMC program completion
- Not have any existing service obligation, such as
National Health Service Corps or other state or federal
Preference will be given to NPs attending a
Virginia School of Nursing, NPs with 3 or more years
of work experience, and/or those with experience working
in the health safety-net as an employee or volunteer.
Amount of funding
Up to $26,000 for tuition and required fees.
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Scholarships for health careers · Virginia
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