NURSE EDUCATION ASSISTANCE LOAN PROGRAM

Region: Ohio
High School: No High School Affiliation
Deadline: January 1st - July 15th
Amount: up to $3,000

Description

The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) provides financial assistance to Ohio students enrolled for at least half-time study (or accepted for enrollment) in an approved Ohio nurse education program. NEALP provides funding for nurses who intend to serve as instructors or students who intend to serve as nurses after graduation.

The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) was created by the Ohio General Assembly in 1990. The purpose of NEALP is to assist the state in meeting nursing shortages by providing financial assistance to Ohio students enrolled for at least half-time study (or accepted for enrollment) in approved Ohio pre-licensure nurse education program who intend to serve as nurses after graduation. The annual award for most recent academic year was $1,500/year. In exchange, to qualify for loan cancellation, recipients must be employed full-time as a registered nurse or licensed practical nurse in the State of Ohio for a minimum of five years after graduation.

Note: Due to limited funding available and the continued abundance of practicing LPNs, NEALP will once again make awards for the 2015-2016 academic year only to RN and nurse instructor candidates.

Qualifications

An applicant must:
-Be an Ohio resident.
-Be a U.S. citizen or a permanent resident.
-Be enrolled in or be accepted for enrollment approved nurse education programs in Ohio colleges, universities, hospitals, or vocational schools.
-Not be in default or owe a refund to any Federal Financial Aid program.
-Maintain an academic record which places the student in good academic standings within the institution.

Contact Information

  • Organization: Ohio Board of Regents
  • Name: LisaReed
  • Address 1: State Grants and Scholarships Dept.
  • Address 2: P.O. Box 182452
  • City: Columbus
  • State: OH
  • Zip: 43218
  • Phone Number: 614-466-3561
  • E-mail: [email protected]
  • Website: www.ohiohighered.org/nealp