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Scholarship Opportunities

Below you will find links providing scholarship, loan and grant information.   Please note that the placement of these links on the Mass Senior Care web page does not constitute an endorsement of any of the sites.

  • Federal Human Resources & Services Administration (HRSA) - Includes information on federal scholarships for nursing education and links to other available loan/tuition assistance programs as well as the National Health Services Corp.
  • Financial Aid Scholarship Resource Guide  - The Boston Private Industry Council's guide provides scholarship and grant information for nursing students.
  • Genesis HealthCare Nurse Scholars Program  - Genesis HealthCare (GHC) has established a loan forgiveness program at Boston College that provides financial assistance to graduate students at the Connell School of Nursing who have expressed an interest in geriatric nursing.  Students who are named Genesis Nurse Scholars will receive up to $25,000 in forgivable loans, made on a year-to-year basis, in exchange for a commitment to work full time at a GHC facility following graduation.  GHC will forgive one year, or up to $25,000, of tuition for every two years of full-time employment with Genesis.
  • Greater Worcester Community Foundation - Offers 49 different scholarships geared to Worcester area residents.
  • Johnson & Johnson - Provides a nationwide search engine for nursing scholarships as well as nursing programs.
  • Massachusetts Educational Financing Authority (MEFA) - Offers assistance, information and loans to help students and families finance their college education.
  • Massachusetts Senior Care Foundation - Awards scholarships to persons employed by nursing homes, assisted living residences or continuing care retirement communities who are seeking to further their education in long term care.
  • MetroWest Community Health Care Foundation  - Sponsors an ongoing scholarship program for persons residing or working in MetroWest communities who want to advance their career in the nursing or allied health professions.
  • Paying for Your Nursing School Education  - The Boston Private Industry Council's resource guide containing financial aid and scholarship resources for nursing students and those considering nursing school.
  • Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students - Provides scholarships to full-time, financially needy students from disadvantaged backgrounds, who are enrolled in health professions and nursing programs.
  • TERI College Planning - Offers information on higher education, including scholarships and funding resources.
  • The Guide to Federal Student Aid - Information on types of federal student aid and grants.