Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship

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Amount
Awarded

$50,000

Awarded

Application Deadline

April 1

Wednesday
Awarded By:

Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Scholarship

Number of Awards & Eligibility: Approximately three awards are offered each year.
In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:
  1. Must be a current full-time or part-time graduate student.
  2. Must be a resident of Maryland.
  3. Must be enrolled at an eligible accredited Maryland postsecondary institution in a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN, MS) program, post-graduate certificate program in nursing education, Doctorate (PhD, DNP, EdD) program or another graduate-level nursing program required to prepare individuals to become nursing faculty.
  4. Must have a grade point average of 3.0 or higher.

In order to qualify, students must meet the following criteria:

Description: The Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship is equal to all tuition and mandatory fees for courses in the approved nursing plan of study at Maryland public and independent colleges and universities. Eligible recipients are awarded for the Fall and Spring semesters in a single academic year. Learn more and apply today!

Application requirements for the Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship are:

  • Application form
  • Official Transcript
Additional Information: The Health Service Cost Review Commission (HSCRC) approved the funding of 0.1% of regulated patient revenue for the use in expanding the pool of nurses in the State by increasing the capacity of nursing schools in Maryland. Funding for the Hal and Jo Cohen Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship (referred to hereafter as Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship) is provided by the Nurse Support Program. There is a service obligation that comes with the scholarship. to be eligible you need to be a Resident of Maryland, Current full-time or part-time graduate student enrolled at an eligible accredited Maryland postsecondary institution in a Master’s of Science in Nursing (MSN, MS) program, post-graduate certificate program in nursing education, Doctorate (PhD, DNP, EdD) program or another graduate-level nursing program required to prepare individuals to become nursing faculty and have a 3.0 GPA.

Award Amount: The Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship is equal to all tuition and mandatory fees for courses in the approved nursing plan of study at Maryland public and independent colleges and universities. Eligible recipients are awarded for the Fall and Spring semesters in a single academic year. If you are interested in receiving the scholarship for the Summer semester, you must request in writing to the Maryland Higher Education Commission (MHEC) each award year for consideration.  The total dollars awarded for this scholarship is $50,000.

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Deadline Information:

Deadline for this scholarship is Wednesday, April 1

Complete the Graduate Nurse Faculty Scholarship application online at https://mdcaps.mhec.state.md.us. Include an official transcript from current institution, and a sponsorship form signed by the dean or director of the Maryland nursing school sponsoring the applicant. For priority consideration, applicants should apply by July 1 to start in the fall semester, by December 1 to start in the spring semester, and prior to April 1 to start in the summer semester. Applications will be accepted after the term deadline and awards will be made with available funds.
Contact: Graduate Nursing Faculty Scholarship
Address: 3041 Lorna Road -, -- Not Applicable -- -

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