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Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid/Nursing Education Loan/Scholarship - RN to BSN

Provides education opportunities to students who wish to upgrade their nursing degree and address Mississippi's nursing shortage by providing a constant source of qualified nurses. NELR awards will be made available, to the extent of appropriated funds, to persons seeking a bachelor's degree in nursing at one Mississippi institution of higher learning in exchange for employment in professional nursing in the State of Mississippi up to $4,000 per year academic year not to exceed two (2) calendar years or $8,000. Those pursuing the NELR program part-time are eligible to receive a maximum of $8,000 prorated over three (3) calendar years.

AWARD INFORMATION

Award Amount $1,333 - $4,000
Number of Awards Not reported
Application Deadline March 31
Available to Class Level Juniors, Seniors
Renewability Not renewable

ELIGIBILITY REQUIREMENTS

Minimum GPA Required 2.5
Ethnicity/Heritage None specified
Residency Mississippi
Gender None specified
Religious Affiliation None specified
Location of College Mississippi
Area of Study Nursing
Financial Need Financial need analysis is not required

SCHOLARSHIP SPONSOR

Organization Program Administrator
Mississippi Office of Student Financial Aid
Address 3825 Ridgewood Road
City, State, Zip Jackson, MS 39211
Telephone (601) 432-6997
Fax 601-432
E-mail sfa@mississippi.edu
Web Site Web site
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