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Nebraska Neighbors: UNMC Nursing Rural Advantage Scholarship

University of Nebraska Medical Center
Applications accepted on an ongoing basis



The Nebraska Neighbors: UNMC Nursing Rural Advantage program will provide scholarships for nursing students entering the University of Nebraska Medical Center baccalaureate of science traditional or accelerated program from select neighboring states who plan to attend the college's rural campuses in Scottsbluff, Kearney, or Norfolk.

The rural campuses connect students with clinical facilities in rural communities in Nebraska.


Students from neighboring states can apply for the scholarship at specific UNMC campuses:

  • Wyoming, Colorado and South Dakota: Scottsbluff campus
  • South Dakota and Iowa: Norfolk campus
  • Kansas and Colorado: Kearney campus
Geographic coverage
Colorado, Iowa, Kansas, South Dakota, and Wyoming
Amount of funding

Scholarship amounts are not specified. The scholarships are designed to make it easier to consider nursing education in Nebraska and potentially accepting nursing positions after graduation for those who stay in rural areas.

Application process

Contact the UNMC College of Nursing student services team to discuss an application.


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Nurses · Scholarships for health careers · Colorado · Iowa · Kansas · South Dakota · Wyoming

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