Virginia appreciates and thanks all of its nurses as they work to provide quality patient care across the Commonwealth!
Presently, the Virginia Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Health Equity offers several scholarship opportunities to help pay for nursing education.
The Nursing Scholarship Program is for students in a practical nurse program (LPN) or a registered nurse (RN) program and who are accepted or enrolled a school of nursing in the State of Virginia. Scholarship recipients must agree to engage in full-time nursing in Virginia for one month for every $100 received. Applicants must reside in Virginia for at least one year and be accepted or enrolled as a full-time or part-time student in a school of nursing in Virginia. Must have a minimum 3.0 GPA (RN only) and demonstrate financial need. For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider’s website.