Virginia Nursing Scholarships

Residents of the State of Virginia may be eligible for scholarship funds to pay for a nursing education. The Virginia Department of Health, Office of Minority Health and Public Health Policy offer several scholarships.   

Scholarships Offered
Dates when applications are available
Mary Marshall Program for LPNs *
May 1 thru June 30
Mary Marshall Program for RNs *
May 1 thru June 30
Virginia Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwife
May 1 thru June 30
Nurse Educators
June 1 thru July 31
* Eligibility requirements for the Mary Marshall Program, the Midwife and Nurse Educator Scholarships have other requirements:
  • Residency in Virginia for at least one year;
  • Acceptance or enrollment as a full time or part time student in a school of nursing in the state of Virginia;
  • Demonstration of financial need, verified by the Financial Aid Office/authorized person at the applicant's nursing school