FINANCIAL ASSISTANCE

Financial assistance and scholarship opportunities are available to Second Degree Accelerated BSN (BSNExpress) students.  In order to be considered for any Second Degree Accelerated BSN Program Scholarship, applicants must:

  • Maintain a 3.0 GPA in prerequisite courses.
  • Complete a scholarship application via the portal by
    • 10/15/2021 for the 14-Month BSNExpress Track
    • 3/1/2022 for the 23-Month BSNFlex Track
  • Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) (https://www.fafsa.ed.gov) through the Office of Financial Assistance by November 1.
  • All applicants will be notified by the end of February. Those who are scholarship recipients will see the scholarship reflected in the Financial Aid Package.

The Joanne and William Conway Scholarship Program
This prestigious scholarship is awarded to 20 students annually. Click here for details and application details.
 

The Helene Fuld Health Trust Scholarship
This scholarship supports academically qualified students who are accepted to the program and have documented financial need.

The Miss Irene Scholarship Fund
This scholarship is named in memory of the late Irene Deluca, wife of John DeLuca '52 CLAS, who died after spending “eight years, two months and 22 days” in a nursing home. Funding supports academically qualified students who are accepted to the program and have documented financial need. Preference for this scholarship is for individuals with an interest in gerontology or who have worked in a gerontologic setting prior to enrollment. Please include this information in your written statement.

The Dr. Paula Michaud Endowed Scholarship Fund
This Fund was established by Dr. Hank Simms in memory of his late wife, Dr. Paula Michaud, who served as a faculty member at the Fitzpatrick College of Nursing. Funding supports academically qualified students who are accepted to the program and have documented financial need.

 

Scholarships may become available throughout the academic year. Students who meet the above requirements may be considered for these scholarship opportunities.

 

Other Financial Assistance to Consider:

Opportunity for Returning Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV)

Learn more about the College of Nursing's position as a Peace Corps Paul D. Coverdell Fellow program site.

Program Coordinator
Mrs. Kristin Barkdoll
610-519-7137

Program Director
Prof. Colleen Meakim, MSN, RN, CHSE-A, ANEF
610-519-7955

Note: If you are sending a transcript for review, you may scan and email it to Mrs. Barkdoll or fax it to her attention at 610-519-8365. Your communication must include: your name, address, phone number and date of birth.