Navy Medicine Nurse Candidate Program

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Awards Available: 30

Scholarship Description

Embarking on a journey to shape the future of healthcare, the Nurse Candidate Program Scholarship offers aspiring nurses a unique opportunity. This program provides financial support for full-time students pursuing a Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN) in accredited programs recognized by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) or the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission, Inc (NLNAC).

Program Highlights:

Stipend Support: • Monthly stipend for full-time students, starting after their sophomore year. • Initial grant of $10,000 (dispersed in two installments of $5,000 each). • Additional $1,000 per month for up to 24 months.

Post-Graduation Opportunities: Upon graduation, participants become officers in the Navy Nurse Corps. This opens doors to myriad benefits and opportunities:

• Competitive salary and regular promotions. • Comprehensive medical and dental coverage. • Low-cost travel opportunities. • Excellent retirement and educational benefits. • Further training for career advancement. • Rewarding clinical practice.

Additional Benefits Include:

• 30 days of paid vacation annually. • Access to military recreational facilities worldwide. • Opportunities to serve in various facilities around the globe. • Membership in a supportive team of highly trained professionals.

Recruitment and Application Process:

1. Selection Requirements: • U.S. citizenship. • Age below 42 at the time of commissioning and active duty. • Meet Navy's physical fitness standards. • Enrollment in an accredited BSN program within 24 months of starting the program. 2. Active Duty Service Obligation: • One to 12 months of NCP scholarship results in a 4-year Active Duty Service Obligation. • Thirteen to 24 months of NCP scholarship results in a 5-year Active Duty Service Obligation.

3. Application Procedure: • Locate a medical programs recruiter on the Navy Recruiting website. • Visit the Navy website and click on "Find a Recruiter" under "Request Information." • Enter your zip code, and contact the listed number for OFFICER PROGRAMS.

Charting Your Nursing Career: If you are a U.S. citizen with a passion for nursing, the Nurse Candidate Program Scholarship is your compass to a fulfilling and impactful career. Start your journey towards becoming a Navy Nurse Corps Officer today! Scholarship Search