HRSA Nurse Corps Scholarship

Program Description We offer scholarships to help you pay for your health professions’ education. In return,
you work at a Critical Shortage Facility (CSF) when you graduate.
Eligible Disciplines Accepted or enrolled in a nursing degree program at an accredited school of nursing
located in the United States or U.S. territory:
• Diploma School of Nursing
• Associate Degree School of Nursing (ADN)
• Collegiate School of Nursing (BSN, graduate degree)
• Graduate-Level Nurse Practitioner
• Nursing Bridge Program (RN to BSN, RN to MSN-NP, Direct Entry MSN-NP)
Service Commitment • 2-year minimum service commitment for 1–2 years of scholarship support (full-time
• 1-year additional service commitment per scholarship year for full-time students who
need scholarship support for more than 2 years (4 years maximum support)
• Full-time status: Minimum of 32 hours per week, for at least 45 weeks per year. 26
hours must be spent providing clinical services to patients.
FinancialBenefits Funding for:
• Tuition
• Required fees
• Monthly support stipend
• Annual other reasonable educational costs
(e.g., books, supplies, uniforms)
Tax Liability Taxable
Where Clinicians Serve
*The health care facilities
listed are Critical
Shortage Facilities only if
located in, designated as,
or serving a primary
medical care or mental
health HPSA.
Ineligible facilities
include, but are not
limited to, clinics in
prisons or correctional
facilities and travel nurse/
nurse staffing agencies.
Nurse Corps members work in a Critical Shortage Facility:
• Ambulatory Surgical Center
• Community Mental Health Center (CMHC)
• Federally Qualified Health Center/FQHC Look-Alike
• Home Health Agency
• Hospice Program
• Disproportionate Share Hospitals (DSH) and Public/Private Hospitals
• Small Rural Hospital
• American Indian Health Facilities
• Urgent Care Center
• Native Hawaiian Health Center
• Residential Nursing Home
• Nurse-Managed Health Clinic/Center
• Rural Health Clinic
• Free and Charitable Clinics
• School-Based Clinic (SBC)
• State or Local Health Department
• Hospice Program
• End Stage Renal Disease (ESRD) Dialysis Centers
Application Requirements U.S. citizen (U.S. born or naturalized), U.S. national, or lawful permanent resident

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