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Scholarships and Grants

The George H & Estelle M Sands Scholarship Fund Loan Forgiveness Program

A joint effort between the School of Nursing and the Sands family, this program grants a student $32,500 that is split between their last two years in the BSN program. It’s an effort to increase the number of highly qualified nurses in the workforce and requires a two-year work commitment at the Princeton Medical Center after graduation.

The Melissa Sengbusch Inspirational Scholarship Fund

This award gives students $10,000 over the course of four years if they maintain a 3.0 GPA.

The Scholars Educational Loan Forgiveness (SELF) Program Scholarship

This scholarship awards students $2,000 per year for all four years of study. Students in the program must maintain a 2.75 GPA during their studies and must agree to a one-year work commitment in a hospital, home, or healthcare agency in the US after graduation.

Independence Blue Cross Nurses for Tomorrow Scholarship

These awards range from $500 to $2500, and are based on where a student lives. Students who qualify need to provide proof of residency—like an RN license, driver’s license, car registration, or voter registration—in one of the following areas: Philadelphia, Bucks, Delaware, Chester, or Montgomery Counties in Pennsylvania; New Castle County in Delaware; Burlington, Camden, Gloucester, Salem, and Mercer Counties in New Jersey.

Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation

The Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation is a highly competitive program that offers a forgivable loan of up to $75,000 for completing the BSN-to-PhD program.