BSNSPBachelor of Science Nursing Scholarship Program

Who may apply?

To be eligible for the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship, the applicant must:

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  • be currently accepted or enrolled in a Bachelor Degree nursing program in California
  • be free from any other service obligation
  • have valid legal presence and ability to work and provide care in the state of California
  • graduate after January 31, 2015
  • be willing to work in a medically underserved area for two years
  • complete and submit your application through CalREACH

Those awarded the Bachelor of Science in Nursing Scholarship may receive up to $13,000. If awarded, recipients agree to a two-year service obligation practicing direct patient care at a qualified facility in California. Qualified facilities include those designated by the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources Administration (HRSA) as a medically underserved area (MUA), health professional shortage area (HPSA), county, state, or veteran facility. To determine if a facility qualifies, follow the instructions here.

Frequently Asked Questions

Page last revised: July 16, 2015