$3,250
Avg. Amount Awarded
104
Days
March 31 2019
Application Deadline
8
Awarded last year
No
Renewable
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Description

Provides education opportunities to students who wish to continue their education in nursing and address Mississippi's nursing shortage by providing a constant source of qualified nurses. NERM awards will be made available, to the extent of appropriated funds, to persons seeking a master's degree in nursing through an approved RN to MSN bridge program at one Mississippi institution of higher learning in exchange for employment in professional nursing or teaching in an accredited school of nursing in the State of Mississippi up to $4,000 per academic year not to exceed three (3) calendar years or $12,000. Those pursuing the NERM program part-time are eligible to receive a maximum of $12,000 prorated over four (4) calendar years.

Amount Details

$4,000
Low Amount Awarded
$26,000
Total Amount Awarded

Eligibility Requirements

  • CheckmarkMust be a graduate student
  • CheckmarkMust attend a university or a four-year college
  • CheckmarkMinimum 3.0 GPA
  • CheckmarkCitizenship requirements: US
  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
  • CheckmarkBoth full-time and part-time students
  • CheckmarkRestricted to residents of Mississippi
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying in Mississippi
  • CheckmarkRestricted to students studying Nursing

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Contact
Program Administrator
sfa@mississippi.edu
Tel: 601-432-6997
Fax: 601-432 ext. 6527 Address 3825 Ridgewood Road
Jackson, MS 39211-6453