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Utah Statewide Nurse Education Financial Assistance Program

To provide financial assistance for graduate nursing education to nurses with a Utah license.

Amount Awarded: $15000

Number Awarded: Varies each year.

Duration: Up to 5 years.

Deadline: Application may be submitted at any time.

Eligibility: This program is open to nurses with a Utah license who have been accepted by or are currently enrolled in a graduate school of nursing. They must be willing to work for a minimum of 24 months in a nursing shortage area in Utah upon completion of their degree. In selecting the recipients, the program evaluates residential, educational, and employment history; an essay describing work plans; references; the proposed area of graduate education; commitment to service in a needed nursing specialty area; projected nursing education expenses; and economic status.

Contact Information:
Utah Department of Health
Division of Health Systems Improvement
Attn: Bureau of Primary Care and Rural Health Systems
PO Box 142005
Salt Lake City, UT 84114
801/538-6113
Fax: 801/538-6387
www.health.state.ut.us/primary_care