WHERE TO START ?
Find out if you qualify for federal student aid or a federal student loan. The first step is filling out an application at http://studentaid.ed.gov. The programs below are merely a starting point on your search for tuition assistance and should not be considered the only source for financial aide information.
Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP)
The Ohio Board of Regents, State Grant and Scholarships Department also offers a nursing education loan repayment opportunity. The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) offers financial assistance to Ohio students enrolled in an approved Ohio nurse education programs. To learn more about this opportunity and program, contact the Ohio Board of Regents, State Grants and Scholarships Department at 614-466-3561 FAX: 614-752-5903 or visit their web site at: http://regents.ohio.gov/sgs/nealp/
Ohio Nurses Foundation Scholarships
The Ohio Nurses Association (ONA) offers the following nursing education scholarships and loan opportunities from the The Ohio Nurses Foundation:
• Students returning to school to Major in Nursing
• Generic Nursing Student scholarships
• RNs majoring in Nursing
For an application and more information, contact: Ohio Nurses Foundation
Attention: Gingy Harshey-Meade - 4000 East Main Street Columbus, OH 43213
The NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program Application Cycle Ends February 28, 2013
The NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program (LRP), formerly HRAS's Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program began accepting application in January 2013 for the 2013 awards cycle.The NURSE Corps LRP is adapting to the increasing demand for NPs by reserving up to half of the award funding for NPs; the remaining funding will continue to support RNs and nurse faculty.
The deadline to apply to NURSE Corps LRP is February 28, 2013, at 7:30 pm ET.
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Nurse Reinvestment Act
In response to the national nursing shortage, the Nurse Reinvestment Act of 2002
was signed into law in August 2002. The Act amends Title VIII of the Public
Health Service Act: Nursing Workforce Development (the primary authorization
of existing Federal nursing programs) and authorizes new programs to increase the
number of qualified nurses and the quality of nursing services in the U.S. Funding
to implement the new programs was appropriated by Congress in February 2003.
Grant application materials are now available for the NURSE FACULTY LOAN
PROGRAM authorized under Title VIII, Section 846A as amended by the Nurse
Reinvestment Act of 2002.
Applications download: www.bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/
(or) by Mail:
Division of Nursing NFLP
Parklawn Building, Room 9-36
5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville MD 20857
Nursing Loan Repayment Plan
Nurses who want to take advantage of a federal program to help pay off nursing
education loans. The Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP) is aimed
at giving nurses an incentive to practice in “critical shortage areas” by repaying a percentage of their outstanding student loans for their nursing program. The deadline to apply to NELRP is February 15, 2012 at 5:00 pm EST.
To learn more about NELRP eligibility and requirements, visit: http://www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/repayment/nursing/guidance.pdf