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Master Scholarships in Health Sciences

The Health Resources and Services Administration is seeking a highly motivated master student with an interest in health sciences. The duration of this scholarship is 1 year to 4 years. To be eligible, candidates must be US students. The deadline for applying is May 21, 2015.

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program enables students accepted or enrolled in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate nursing programs, including RN to BSN, RN to MSN-NP, Direct Entry MSN-NP program to receive funding for tuition, fees and other educational costs in exchange for working at an eligible NURSE Corps site upon graduation.

The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities located in Health Professional Shortage Areas (HPSAs). As much as half of the award funds are reserved for students pursuing a master's level nurse practitioner degree.
Benefits
During the 2015-2016 academic year, the NURSE Corps Scholarship Program will pay each full-time student a monthly amount of $ 1,315.00 (before Federal taxes). Upon graduation, NURSE Corps Scholarship recipients work at these facilities for at least 2 years, earning the same competitive as any new hire.
Duration
The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program award and contract is for the 2015-2016 academic year (July 1, 2015 – June 30, 2016). Any funding provided after June 30, 2016, is considered another contract year.

Any additional school years (Optional Contracts) requested by the applicant and agreed to by the Secretary or his/her designee is indicated in the executed contracts.
Support will be provided during the academic years agreed to in the executed contracts (not to exceed 4 years), beginning with the 2015-2016 academic year and will be based on the cost of the initial school of record (i.e., the school attended at the time the initial contract is executed).
Application Requirements
U.S. citizens (born or naturalized), nationals or lawful permanent residents.
- Enrolled or accepted for enrollment in a professional nursing degree program (baccalaureate, graduate, associate degree, or diploma) at accredited school of nursing located in the U.S.
- Begin classes no later than September 30.
- Free from any Federal judgment liens.
- Not delinquent on a Federal debt.
How to apply?
Applications are invited for NURSE Corps Scholarship Program available for students who are enrolled and enrolling in a diploma, associate, baccalaureate or graduate nursing programs including RN to BSN, RN to MSN-NP programs. The mode of application is online.
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