School of Nursing

Scholarship Eligibility Information

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. ethnic/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.