Nursing Scholarships

Nursing educational awards

Following the Institute of Medicine and the American Nurses Credentialing Center's call for nurses to achieve higher levels of education and training, UK HealthCare is committed to being a Bachelor of Science in Nursing preferred institution.

The nursing educational awards are aimed at supporting undergraduate education of students interested in becoming a registered nurses or licensed practical nurses.

A monetary educational stipend is offered to eligible, selected recipients. One semester of the educational award shall be forgiven for every six months of productive full time service as an RN or LPN.

To be considered:

  • Applicant must be accepted in any accredited nursing program.
  • Applicant must have a current cumulative overall grade point average (GPA) of 2.5 or better.
  • Applicant must have a cumulative nursing course GPA of 2.5 or better.
  • Applicants must not be currently hold a license as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse.

Application deadlines: Nov. 6 and July 1 at 4:30 p.m.

Direct questions to or call the nurse recruitment office at 859-323-5851 or toll free at 800-233-5851.


To apply for this educational award, please read the introduction letter before printing, completing and delivering the forms below to the Nurse Recruitment office.