- We now have an electronic application for SoN scholarship funding support.
- Deadline for the 2013-14 academic year: May 24, 2013
- Applications received by May 24, 2013 will be considered first.
- We are only accepting the new electronic application. We are no longer accepting paper forms. Complete the application using Adobe Reader or Adobe Acrobat ONLY.
- Open application period: April 15 - May 24, 2013
- Email completed applications to firstname.lastname@example.org
- SoN Student Financial Support is for the academic year (Autumn 2013 – Spring 2014).
- We do not fund for Summer Quarter.
- SoN Student Financial Support is based on UNMET need which comes from your FAFSA through the UW OSFA.
- SoN Student Financial Support is limited. Awards notices go out late July, through mid-September each year.
- SoN Student Financial Support is awarded for one academic year only.
The School of Nursing has limited funds available for student scholarships and loans. Financial support is determined by student need to attend school. If you wish to be considered for these types of funding from the UW School of Nursing, you need to complete the following:
- Submit a FAFSA (each and every year you are enrolled)
- International students without a social security number will need to fill out a paper copy once accepted into a program. Email email@example.com for a copy and instructions for this process.
- Read the School of Nursing Financial Aid Criteria Information Sheet to make sure you understand eligibility and priorities for SoN funding
- Submit the School of Nursing Financial Aid Application
- IMPORTANT: After downloading the application, RENAME the file to include your last name and first initial (e.g., Smith, J.pdf). Files received without this naming convention will be returned to you.
- Read the Student Financial Aid Information sheet to get a clearer understanding of what you can do for yourself, types of funding available and what is included with scholarship awards and student positions.
Sources of Funding
For the most up-to-date information on available funding opportunities, please visit the SoN Funding Opportunities blog. For rates of tuition for School of Nursing programs, please visit the Nursing Program Costs page.
- The Firland Foundation Graduate Pulmonary Nursing Fellowship: Provides a $30,000 award for one to two-years to one nursing graduate student who is dedicated to tuberculosis and/or pulmonary nursing. Preference is given to students who plan to practice in the Pacific Northwest after graduation. Call for applications is sent out in early September each year to enrolled nursing students.
For more information about the Firland Foundation and this Fellowship, see: http://www.firland.org/foundation/overview/nursingfellow.
- Hester McLaws Nursing Dissertation Scholarship. Funding up to $3,500 for dissertation-related expenses. Available to any PhD student who has passed their General Exam.
- Traineeships: Federal money may be awarded to the School of Nursing for graduate students. Amount of funding varies per year and may pay tuition with or without a monthly stipend. Traineeships for specific areas of study include the National Institute for Occupational Safety and Health (NIOSH) Traineeship for Occupational Health Nursing students and the Comprehensive Geriatric Education Program (CGEP) Traineeships for Adult Nurse Practitioner students.
- School of Nursing Scholarship Funds: Money made possible by gifts from the School's alumni and friends. Some undergraduate awards cover in-state tuition for one academic year. Some tuition for graduate students is covered as well.
- Pre- and Post-Doctoral Training Programs/Fellowship Awards: Fund tuition and/or stipends for PhD and post-doctoral students.
- Research and Teaching Assistantships: Priority is given to doctoral students, who work 20 hours per week in exchange for tuition waiver and health insurance coverage. Some funding is available for master's students. Openings will be posted via email to all eligible students.
- University of Washington School of Nursing graduate students may be eligible for departmental funding. Submit an approved proposal (PhD students) or project/thesis plan (master's students) to your department Chair. Funding is limited.
- Nurse Faculty Loan Program: The SoN receives funding from HRSA for NFLP to fund graduate students who plan to become nursing faculty members upon graduation. Eighty-five percent ( 85%) of the loan can be forgiven if the graduate works as a faculty member for four years (20% forgiven for each of the first three years of full time work and the remaining 25% forgiven for a fourth year of full time work, totaling 85% forgiven). The loan can be used for tuition, fees, books, and educational supplies. To be eligible, you must be a PhD, DNP or master student in good standing, a US citizen, and plan to teach in a faculty role upon graduation. Leave of absence or registering for less than five credits triggers the pay-back process. We will receive information if awarded for continued funding in summer-fall every year. If interested, CHECK the NFLP BOX ON THE FRONT PAGE of the SoN FA form. Funding is offered first to students who are already receiving funding and then to other students on first come, first served basis. I send out notices to the student email lists once funding is obtained from HRSA. This loan is NOT based on need. Funding is up to $35,500 per year (four quarters) as determined by the UW OSFA from the FAFSA.