Scholarship Opportunities

These are the current internal and external scholarships available to currently enrolled students at the WVU School of Nursing. 

WVU School of Nursing Scholarships Application

The application deadline for the 2020-2021 school year will be March 1, 2020. Applicants will be notified of scholarship awards by the first week in April 2020.  Your 2019-2020 FAFSA form should be submitted to Financial Aid no later than March 1, 2020.

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Commissioned Corps of the U.S. Public Health Service – America’s Health Responders

This highly competitive program is available to full-time students about to begin their final year of academic study or professional training. Those selected for the program will become Commissioned officers in the U.S. Public Health Service (USPHS) and receive full pay and benefits of an active duty officer for up to 12 months just for finishing their education and training. In return for financial assistance, SRCOSTEP participants agree to work for the USPHS sponsoring agency as a Commissioned Corps officer immediately after graduation.

If you are interested in additional information about joining the Early Commissioning Program and SRCOSTEP, please visit:

SRCOSTEP Externship

After College/AACN Scholarship Fund

The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. Special consideration will be given to students in a graduate program with the goal of becoming a nurse educator; students completing an RN-to-BSN or RN-to-MSN program; and those enrolled in an accelerated program.

After College AACN Scholarship Fund

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

Too many Americans—particularly in underserved areas—go without checkups, preventive screenings, vaccines, and other care, simply because there are not enough health care professionals to provide care and treatment in their communities. The NURSE Corps Scholarship Program enables you to fulfill your passion to care for underserved people in some of the neediest communities across the country.

If awarded, you will receive financial support, including:

  • tuition;
  • eligible fees;
  • annual payment for other reasonable costs, such as books, clinical supplies/instruments and uniforms; and
  • a monthly stipend.
  • Deadline for application: Please check the NURSE Corps Scholarship website for the next application cycle. 

NURSE Corps Scholarship Program

Additional Scholarships

For additional scholarships, you can visit Caring.com, nurse.org or  BSN Education where there are scholarships available in many areas of nursing, and for all types of people, with special scholarships for LGBTQ, men in nursing and much more.