Illinois Nursing Education Scholarship Program
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Illinois Center for Rural Health, Illinois Department of Public Health
The Nursing Education Scholarship Program aims to
increase the supply of nurses in Illinois. Scholarships
are offered to Illinois residents pursuing nursing education who demonstrate the greatest financial need.
The program is open to qualified individuals pursuing an
associate's degree in nursing, a hospital-based diploma in
nursing, a baccalaureate degree in nursing, a graduate
degree in nursing, or a certificate in practical nursing.
Participants must agree to work in Illinois upon graduation for a period equivalent to the educational time supported by the scholarship.
Applicants must be:
- A resident of Illinois for at least 1 year prior to
- A U.S. citizen or an eligible non-citizen or meet the "undocumented student" criteria of the RISE Act
- Enrolled in or accepted for admission to an approved
nursing program in Illinois
- Able to demonstrate financial need
Amount of funding
Amounts vary based on the type of education pursued. The
scholarship pays for coursework within the nursing
curriculum, but does not pay for pre-requisite
Some full-time students may be eligible to receive
Links to additional guidance and the online application
are available on the
program website when applications are being accepted.
Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Nurses · Scholarships for health careers · Illinois
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