Nursing Education

Pennsylvania Nurses Receive 12500 To Pay Off Nursing School Loans

Imagine repaying your student loans just by doing your job! To help recruit and retain qualified nursing in Pennsylvania, the Nursing Loan Forgiveness for Healthier Futures program was created to help struggling nurses repay their student loans. By working for a participating Pennsylvania health care organization, after graduation from an approved nursing education program, you may receive student loan forgiveness for up to 25 percent (a maximum of $12,500) of your eligible debt over a three-year period. Contact the American Education Services, Nursing Loan Forgiveness for Healthier Futures Program, Lender School Team, PO Box 2461, Harrisburg, PA 17105-2461; (800) 859-5442


Money for Disadvantaged Students to Study Nursing

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Schools of nursing can receive financial assistance to meet the costs of projects that increase nursing education opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds. Money can be used for counseling, preliminary education of students, and to support a student. Students must apply to those institutions that have received the money. Contact the Division of Nursing, Bureau of Health Professions, Health Resources and Services Administration, Public Health Services, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Room 8C-26, Parklawn Building, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857; 301-443-6880; Continue reading