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NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

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Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.908
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration
May 11, 2017

The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program provides scholarships to nursing students in exchange for a minimum 2-year full-time service commitment (or part-time equivalent), at an eligible healthcare facility with a critical shortage of nurses. Scholarships are awarded competitively and consist of payment for tuition, fees, other reasonable costs, and a monthly support stipend.


To be eligible for a scholarship, an applicant must:

  • Be a U.S. citizen (born or naturalized), national, or lawful permanent resident
  • Be enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a professional nursing degree program (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) at an accredited school of nursing located in the U.S.
  • Begin classes no later than September 30, 2017
  • Be free from any federal judgment liens
  • Be free from existing service commitments
  • Not delinquent on a federal debt
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

In exchange for at least 2 years service at a healthcare facility with a critical shortage of nurses, the Nursing Scholarship Program pays:

  • Tuition and other required fees
  • Other reasonable costs including required books, clinical supplies, and laboratory expenses
  • Monthly stipend for living expenses
Application process

The online application and supplemental forms are available on the program website.

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