Requirements for Consideration:
- Meet all academic eligibility requirements for the ABSN program in nursing.
- Be accepted into the January 2013 ABSN program.
- Be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States at the time of application for the NCIN scholarship.
- Have a previous bachelor’s degree in a discipline other than nursing from a regionally accredited institution.
- Be a member of a group considered underrepresented in nursing (racial or ethnic minority and/or male), and/or
- Demonstrate significant financial need as evidenced by an annual income falling below a defined level established by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for those who are economically disadvantaged, in consultation with the FAFSA process.
- Be committed to participation in the NCIN leadership and mentorship programs within the ABSN program and provide stewardship and post-graduation follow-up (completion of surveys, etc.) to the RWJF.
- Agree to pursue professional nursing licensure through the National Council Licensure Examination for Registered Nurses (NCLEX-RN®).
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