Virginia Department of Health
$150 to $2,000 annually. In no event will the scholarship award exceed the financial aid officer's recommendation. The recipient may reapply for the scholarship annually after demonstrating satisfactory academic progress. No student will receive awards under this program for more than five years.
The number of awards offered varies annually based on the amount of available funding and the number of qualified applicants. In the 2012-2013 academic year, there were 172 awards disbursed to students in this program (including RN students).
Students must demonstrate financial need to be considered for this scholarship. Under the law, all scholarship awards are made by an Advisory Committee appointed by the State Board of Health. The Office of Minority Health and Health Equity (OMHHE) of the State Health Department serves as the staff element to the Advisory Committee and has no role in the determination of scholarship recipients. The basis for determining scholarship recipients is established by the Advisory Committee with due regard given to scholastic attainment, financial need, character, and adaptability to the nursing profession.
Applications are available online from the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) website. Please note: The application period is May 1 through June 30. Applications will not be accepted before May 1. I ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.
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