Kentucky Nursing Incentive Scholarship Fund

This scholarship is for Kentucky residents who will be attending approved nursing programs (registered nurse or practical nurse) or graduate nursing programs. Preference is given to applicants with financial need, LPNs pursuing RN education, and RNs pursuing graduate nursing education.

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.

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Deadlines & Renewal

Application Deadlines June 1
Winners Announcement Dates No Detail Available
Award Cycle Annually
Is the scholarship auto renew every cycle No Detail Available

Eligibility Requirements

Gender No Requirement
Program Accreditation Required
Veterans and their families only No
State of Residence Kentucky
Minimum GPA No Requirement
Essay No Requirement
Eligible minority groups No Requirement
Eligible nursing programs No Requirement

Sponsoring Organization

Kentucky Board of Nursing

312 Whittington Pky Suite 300
Louisville, KY 40222

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