Kentucky Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund

$3,000

June 01, 2018

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund (NISF) provides scholarships to Kentucky residents who will be attending approved prelicensure nursing programs (registered nurse or practical nurse) or graduate nursing programs. NISF recipients are selected individually by the Board, using specified criteria. NISF scholarships may be used for cost of living expenses, as well as school expenses.

    The NISF Application Form is available online, including instructions for how to properly apply and the deadlines for the 2015-2017 school year. Applications will be accepted postmarked accepted postmarked January 1, 2016 thru June 1, 2016. Applications may be printed from the website or beginning November 2015 click on the NISF Contact to request an application be mailed. Please review FAQ: NISF? for answers to frequently asked questions.

    Requirements:

    Students in prelicensure (LPN & RN) and BSN completion nursing programs must complete a minimum of 15 credit hours of published requirements for the nursing program per academic year for each $3,000 NISF scholarship awarded. Graduate nursing programs require completion of 9 credit hours per academic year. The required number of credit hours per year can be divided between the fall, spring and summer sessions. Most online courses, including Excelsior, are accepted.

    Students must maintain a minimum grade point average that will allow continuation in a nursing program.

    The scholarship requires that a recipient must work full-time as a nurse in Kentucky for one year for each academic year funded. The work obligation begins after graduation from the program which you are funded.

    If a recipient does not complete the nursing program within the time frame specified by the program, or if a recipient does not complete the required employment, then the recipient will be required to repay any NISF monies awarded, plus accrued interest.
  • Contact
  • Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund
  • 312 Whittington Pkwy Suite 300
  • Louisville, KY 40222
  • RichelleR.Livers@mail.state.ky.us
  • tel: 502-429-3300
  • fax: 502-429-3311

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