The Nurse Corps Scholarship Program provides scholarships for 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.

Link to Application Portal. 

Deadline: May 6, 2021.
Eligibility

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, accredited nursing program located in the U.S. including:
    • Associate degree
    • Bachelor degree
    • Diploma
    • RN to baccalaureate BSN bridge program
    • Direct entry or equivalent master’s degree program
  • Begin classes no later than September 30, 2021
  • Be free from any federal judgment liens
  • Be free from existing service commitments
  • Not be in default on a federal obligation
Geographic coverage
Nationwide
Amount of funding

In exchange for at least 2 years service at a healthcare facility with a critical shortage of nurses, the scholarship covers:

  • Tuition and other eligible fees
  • Other reasonable costs including required books, clinical supplies, and instruments
  • Monthly stipend for living expenses ($1,434 for the 2021-2022 academic year)
Application process

Links to application instructions and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Technical assistance:

  • Applicant webinar
    March 31, 2021
    3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Eastern
    Call-in number: 833.568.8864
    Passcode: 72219475
  • Conference call #1
    April 15, 2021
    3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Eastern
    Call-in number: 888.469.1370
    Passcode: 8096979
  • Conference call #2
    April 29, 2021
    3:00 – 4:30 p.m. Eastern
    Call-in number: 888.469.1370
    Passcode: 8096979