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Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner Scholarship

Sponsor
Virginia Health Care Foundation
Deadlines
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis
Contact

804.828.5804
info@vhcf.org

Purpose

The Psychiatric-Mental Health Nurse Practitioner 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 practitioner.

Applicants must agree to work full-time in a safety net setting in Virginia for at least 2 years upon completion of the certificate.

Eligibility

Applicants must:

  • 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 loan/scholarship programs
Geographic coverage
Virginia
Amount of funding

The scholarship covers tuition and fees.

Application process

A link to the application is available on the program website.

Completed applications should be mailed to:
Virginia Health Care Foundation
ATTN: Psych NP Scholarship Program Manager
707 E. Main Street, Suite 1350
Richmond, VA 23219

Tagged as
Behavioral health · Behavioral health workforce · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Scholarships for health careers · Virginia



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