Virginia Department of Health
The award amount varies based on the student's financial need.
The number of awards offered annually varies each year based on the number of qualified applicants. In the 2012-2013 academic year, there were 5 scholarships given.
Awards are based on scholastic attainment, financial need, character, and adaptability to the nurse educator specialty. Please note: While financial need is considered, it is not an eligibility requirement. Recipients will be required to give two years of teaching service as a faculty member for every year they receive a scholarship. Recipients who do not take teaching positions at a Virginia nursing program will be required to pay back the scholarship with a nine percent interest penalty. Repayment must be paid in full within two years of degree completion. Recipients must begin their teaching service within three months of completing their educational program.
Applications are available on the Virginia Department of Health (VDH) website. Please note: Applications are only accepted from May 1 through June 30. Any materials sent before May 1 will not be accep ... sign up for full scholarship deadline information.