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Nursing Scholarships

Nursing educational award for nursing students in basic RN programs

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.

These awards are aimed at supporting undergraduate education of students looking to become registered nurses by offering a monetary educational stipend to eligible recipients. One semester of the educational award shall be forgiven for every six months of productive full time service as an RN.

Applications for spring semester are due Nov. 1 and applications for fall semester are due no later than July 1. Applications are due by 4:30 p.m. on those due dates. Applicants must be accepted in an accredited program of nursing with a current cumulative overall grade point average (GPA) of 3.0 or better and a cumulative nursing course GPA of 3.0 or better. Applicants must not be currently working as a registered nurse.  

  • Nursing Care Tech scholarship

    UK HealthCare offers a Nursing Care Tech Scholarship Program to support individuals interested in obtaining a State Registered Nurse Aide (SRNA) Certification.

    The winter scholarship application deadline was Friday, January 17, 2020. The scholarship is offered twice a year.  Check back for information regarding the summer scholarship application in June 2020.

  • Contact

    For more information about these programs, please contact the nurse recruitment office at 859-323-5851 or toll-free at 800-233-5851 or e-mail the nurse recruiter at graigory.casada@uky.edu.