Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship RN to BSN (NELR)

Award Amount


Application Deadline

Thursday, March 31, 2016

Awarded By

Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid

Award Amount

Awards are for a forgivable loan of up to $4,000 annually, renewable for one additional year. Recipients must maintain a 2.5 or higher grade point average each semester/trimester and re-apply each year in order to renew. Students who are pursuing the NELR program part-time are eligible to receive a maximum of $8,000 prorated over three years.


The number of awards varies annually according to the amount of funds available and the number of eligible students. The Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid will make awards on a first-come first-served based upon the level of funding. However, priority is given to renewal applicants who complete the renewal process by the deadlines.

Deadline Info

The application deadline has not yet been finalized for this year, but is expected to be the same as last year. The date shown here is tentative based on last year's deadline date. Please check back i ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.