U.S. Department of Health and Human Services HRSA Nursing Scholarship Program

Degree Level: Undergrad, or Graduate

Field of Study: Science, Technology, Engineering, Math

Special Consideration: Extreme financial need

Location: United States

Duration: One year, or Multi-year

Deadlines: June. Please check website below for the specific date.


The Nursing Scholarship Program is a selective program of the U.S. Government that helps alleviate the critical shortage of registered nurses currently experienced by certain types of health care facilities by helping needy students complete their registered nurse training. In exchange for the scholarship, upon graduation, the newly minted nurses work at these types of facilities for at least 2 years.

Nursing Scholars fulfilling their service commitment receive a competitive salary and benefits package, which they negotiate directly with the employing facility.


Award Details

Amount: tuition, eligible fees, monthly stipend, plus other reasonable costs, such as books, clinical supplies/instruments and uniforms.

Duration: 1-4 years

Fields of Study: Associate Degree School of Nursing, Collegiate School of Nursing, Diploma School of Nursing.