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Nursing Education Assistance Program

We support nursing education by providing financial assistance to individuals enrolled in a number of schools of nursing at the associate, baccalaureate and graduate levels of nursing.

Baylor Scott & White Health Nursing Education Assistance Program is open to Baylor Scott & White Central Texas employees* and anyone not employed by Baylor Scott & White who has either been accepted or is currently enrolled in a school of nursing.

Eligible degree plans include:

  • LVN to ADN
  • ADN
  • ADN to BSN
  • BSN (accelerated program)
  • BSN (traditional)
  • ADN to MSN
  • MSN
  • BSN to DNP
  • Doctoral programs

*North Texas Baylor Scott & White employees: Please contact Sandra Gamboa for scholarship offerings.

 

Frequently Asked Questions

Must applicants be enrolled in a school of nursing?

Anyone who has either been accepted or is currently enrolled in a school of nursing may apply.


Who funds the program? What does the program pay for? 

Various donors have contributed to these funds to pay for nursing school-related expenses. 


What is the funding period?

Funding starts Fall 2019 and continues until one of the following: the specified amount is spent, recipient drops/fails nursing school or the recipient graduates. The recipient will receive no further funding after May 2020.


Is there a Baylor Scott & White work commitment upon graduation?

A work commitment is to be determined.


Is the recipient eligible to also apply for tuition reimbursement? 

Recipients who are Baylor Scott & White employees may be eligible to apply since most scholarship awards may not cover the entire amount of school related expenses.

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Required Documents

School Documents

  • Most current transcript
    (Unofficial is acceptable. Ensure your name and school’s name are visible.)
  • Letter of acceptance (new students)
  • Class schedule (current students)

Letters of Reference

All applicants must provide a professional reference. References should be from current or former colleagues, such as: professors, clinical Instructors, preceptors, charge nurse, physicians, pharmacists.

An additional reference is required for applicants who are not employed by Baylor Scott & White. Employees of Baylor Scott & White must provide a recommendation from their current supervisor.


How to Apply

Before starting the online application, please ensure you have downloaded and completed all of the required documents.

During the online application process, you will be asked to upload the required forms. You will not be able to save your application, so please complete all required documentation prior to beginning the application.

Application deadline is August 14, 2019.

Contact Us

Naomi Thompson
Project Manager III
Corporate Office of the Chief Nurse Executive
Cell Phone: 254.231.2132 (text messages welcome)
Naomi.Thompson@BSWHealth.org

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