Nurse Corps Scholarship Program

The Nurse Corps Scholarship Program is currently open to applicants! If accepted, tuition and other educational costs will be covered. In return, you work at a Critical Shortage Facility when you graduate.

The application window closes on May 4th, 2023.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Are a U.S. citizen (born or naturalized), a national, or a lawful permanent resident
  • Are an accepted or enrolled student in a nursing degree program at a United States accredited school of nursing
  • Begin classes no later than September 30
  • Don’t have any federal judgment liens
  • Don’t have an existing service commitment
  • Aren’t overdue on a federal debt

How Do I Apply?

What is a Critical Shortage Facility?

Review the Application and Program Guidance (PDF – 637 KB) for a complete list of eligible facilities. 

A HPSA is an area lacking enough primary care or mental health professionals.

A Critical Shortage Facility is a public or private health care facility located in, designated as, or serving a Health Professional Shortage Area (HPSA)

By Ron VanDon
Ron VanDon Career Advising Specialist