School of Nursing

Nursing Scholarships

Please note: School of Nursing Scholarships for Fall 2015 will be posted at the new USM scholarship portal on December 1, 2014.

Non-USM Scholarships:
Every year the National Student Nurse Association awards thousands of dollars in scholarships to nursing students who are members of NSNA. The membership fee is $25/year. Visit to begin your scholarship application! This is an online application process. Start now and finish later! Be sure to complete the application in Step 8 before the January 16, 2015 deadline. Funds awarded are for use in the 2015-2016 academic year.

MSNA Scholarships (deadlines: July 1 for fall semester, December 1 for spring semester)

Tylenol Future Care Scholarships

Loan Repayment through NHSC

Federal Work Study Opportunities in the School of Nursing

Release for Reference form 
(required in order for USM faculty and staff to write a letter of reference on your behalf)


NCLEX-RN Pass Rates

For calendar year 2013, the USM School of Nursing NCLEX-RN pass rate was 91.89%. The national rate for baccalaureate programs for the same time period was 85.18%.

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