WGU Go Further in Nursing Scholarship
In the spirit of encouraging scholarship and providing opportunity for personal and professional growth, WGU is proud to offer the Go Further in Nursing Scholarship. This scholarship, valued up to $2,000, is designed for motivated RNs who wish to advance their education and earn a BSN or MSN.
To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:
- Show proof of completion of an associate’s degree (A.A. or A.S.) in nursing.
- Complete an application for admission.
- Complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA).
- Be officially admitted to WGU.
- Interview with a WGU Scholarship Counselor.
Multiple scholarships will be awarded. This is a competitive program based upon a candidate’s academic record, financial need, readiness for online study, and current competency, plus other considerations.
NOTE:This scholarship program is designed for new WGU students only. Students are eligible to apply for these scholarships during the enrollment process and up to 60 days after starting a degree program. WGU employees and their spouses are not eligible to receive this scholarship.
Federal Financial Aid is Also Available
You may choose to pay for the remaining portion of your degree program through federal financial aid.
Federal Pell Grants, which do not have to be repaid, are granted based upon financial need. Federal Unsubsidized Student Loans are available to most students. Subsidized loans, which are dependent on financial need, reduce the interest due on loans. Click here to learn more about financial aid.
Scholarship Value: $2,000 maximum
This scholarship will be credited to your account at the rate of $500 per six-month term, renewable for up to four terms.
This scholarship can be used in addition to any tuition discounts for which you may be eligible.
College of Health Professions
- B.S. Nursing (RN to BSN online)
- M.S. NursingEducation
- M.S. NursingLeadership and Management
- M.S. NursingEducation (RN to MSN)
- M.S. NursingLeadership and Management (RN to MSN)
Before scholarship distribution, the scholarship recipients must read the WGU Student Handbook and agree to adhere to the academic progress, tuition, and refund policies. The student must also meet the university’s Satisfactory Academic Progress requirements to maintain scholarship eligibility.
To learn more about the scholarship program or WGU’s degree programs before submitting an application, contact an Enrollment Counselor toll-free at 1-866-225-5948.
Note: Before you can apply for this scholarship, you must first apply for admission.