Nurse Corps Scholarship Program

The Nurse Corps Scholarship Program brings to you its wonderful and life changing offer, interesting right? well, to find out more about this scholarship, ensure you read this article till the end as it contains all the necessary information you need.

The Nurse Corps Scholarship Program breakdown:

  • Organization: Nurse Corps
  • Program: Bachelors Degree
  • Deadline: May 4, 7:30 p.m. ET.
  • Study in: U.S

Before you apply for the Nurse Corps Scholarship Program:

Read the 2023 Nurse Corps Scholarship Program Application and Program Guidance (PDF – 637 KB) It contains all the information you need to finish up your application.
Create a Nurse Corps Scholarship Program Application Account if you do not have an account.

Start your application:

For you to start up your application process, you have to go to the BHW Customer Service Portal and choose “Applying for  the Nurse Corps Scholarship Program (the third option on the page).

To get help with your application:

Note: Webinar links open in Zoom.

Watch the 2023 Nurse Corps Scholarship Application Assistance Webinar

The Scholarship Program Q&A Webinar holds on
April 27, 2023 | 3:00-4:30 p.m. ET

Eligible nursing students can apply to the Nurse Corps Scholarship Program.

If accepted, we pay your tuition, fees, and other educational costs. In return, you work at a Critical Shortage Facility when you graduate.

Review and download the Nurse Corps Scholarship Program Fact Sheet (PDF – 165 KB)

Read also: National medical Fellowships

Am I Eligible for a Scholarship?

You will be considered qualified for this scholarship offer if you:

  • 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

Note: We give funding preference to those who need the most help financially.

How Do I Apply?

  • Read the Application Program Guidance (PDF – 637 KB).
  • Login or create an account on the Nurse Corps Scholarship section of the Bureau Health Workforce (BHW) Customer Service Portal to apply.

Why Should I Apply?

It is very important that you apply for this life changing offer because if you are being given this scholarship, you will be paid a monthly stipend and your tuition fees is also covered.

Eligible fees:

This includes the the cost of ( books, clinical supplies/instruments, and uniforms).

Is the Scholarship Taxable?

Now we will clear your curiosity by letting you know that the whole of your scholarship award is taxable

Any fund we give out to student is being reported to the IRS. State and local taxes are not withheld from this scholarship payment.

Nurse Corps cannot provide tax advice. We recommend you consult a tax professional if you need assistance or have tax-related questions.

What is a Critical Shortage Facility?

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

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

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

Why is the Nurse Corps Scholarship Program important?

Many Americans go without necessary health care. This includes:

  • Checkups,
  • Preventive screenings, and
  • Vaccines.

This happens when there aren’t enough health care workers in their communities.

There continues to be a need for nurses throughout the United States. This scholarship program is a means that  helps address these issues.

What impact has Nurse Corps had on communities in need?

Visit the Growth of the Nurse Corps Workforce page for more information on the impact the Nurse Corps has had on rural and underserved communities.


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