Scholarship Eligibility

Applicants must be a citizen of the United States, a non-citizen national of the United States, or a foreign national who possesses a visa permitting permanent residence in the United States. Applicant also needs to meet one of the following criteria:

  • Underrepresented Minorities in Nursing (e.g. ethic/racial minorities)
  • Educational Disadvantaged (e.g. neither parents graduated from a 4-year university, grew up in a rural town with limited school resource)
  • Economically Disadvantaged (e.g. low EFC, economic hardship


To be eligible for scholarship awards or stipends applicants must also participate in the following activities:

  1. Expected to maintain regular communication with diversity coordinator.
  2. Expected to attend regularly scheduled meeting with diversity and/or faculty coordinator.
  3. Submit grades to diversity coordinator each term.
  4. Participate in grant-sponsored activities, including mentoring, outreach events, expanded orientation programs and workshops.
  5. Access academic support services as recommended.
  6. Remain in good academic standing.
  7. Provide demographic information requested and participate in evaluation activities.

In 2018, we will also be awarding scholarships to three graduate students who meet the same scholarship eligibility. More Info


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