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
E-mail
sfa@mississippi.edu
Website
Website

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