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Scholarships & Grants

Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation

The Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation is a highly competitive program that offers a scholarship of up to $80,000 to complete the BSN-to-PhD program. For more information, please contact our financial aid office.

RPCV Awards and Paul D. Coverdell Fellowships: for Returned Peace Corps Volunteers (RPCV)

RPCVs interested in our Accelerated BSN program are considered for a 25% reduction of tuition and fees if selected as Coverdell Fellows or a one-time scholarship of up to $10,000 if selected as RPCV Awardees. Penn Nursing’s application fee is waived for RPCVs.

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.