Undergraduate Financial Aid
Accepted students are automatically considered for scholarship opportunities. Information on scholarship and financial aid are available online from the Admissions Office.
Graduate Financial Aid
School of Nursing Scholarships. In addition to University based aid, the School of Nursing has limited funds via traineeships, school-based scholarships and special federal funding. The availability varies from year to year. Applicants for any funding must complete a FAFSA and must reapply for funding annually. The graduate application for School of Nursing scholarships and grants can be completed and sent online or printed, completed and sent to:
Graduate Scholarship Application
School of Nursing
The Catholic University of America
Washington, DC 20064
Only graduate students who have been accepted to the School of Nursing should use this form. Applications are due by February 15th, however since graduate admissions are accepted on a rolling basis, you may submit an application after this deadline subject to available funding.
Information on scholarship and financial aid are available online from the Admissions Office.
Nursing Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
In addition to University-wide financial aid programs, sources of school-administered financial aid include federally funded, advanced nursing education traineeships, federally funded loan monies including those from the Nurse Faculty Loan Program, and scholarships supported by various endowments to the University. The NFLP offers 85% loan forgiveness to students in qualified master’s and doctoral nursing programs who commit to work full-time as nursing school faculty for 4 years following graduation. The maximum loan is $30,000 per year (the actual amount depends on a need-based formula that considers other sources of funding for tuition, fees and educational expenses).
Prospective Teaching Assistants
If you are a graduate nursing student enrolled in The Catholic University of America - School of Nursing (with a current DC RN license) and you are interested in applying for a Teaching Assistant position, please submit the following to the Graduate Office in the School of Nursing by emailing the required documents to email@example.com. Teaching assistant positions will eligible for either a partial or full financial and / or a tuition assistance, if the candidate is awarded the position.
Each individual application for the upcoming semester must be submitted by the last day of classes in the current semester.
* Letter of Intent
* Letter from CUA academic advisor (if current student at CUA)
* Letter of recommendation from a professional colleague
* Unofficial Transcript(s)
National Health Service Corps
Information on the National Health Service Corps is available online. See a presentation on NHSC Scholarship and Loan Repayment Program Presentation given at the 2nd Annual DC AHEC Scholars Summit, Washington DC on April 2, 2011
Related Undergraduate Links
Related Graduate Links
- Scholarships for Nursing Graduates
- Financial Aid for Graduates at Admissions Office
- Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
- CUA's Financial Aid Office