WGU Scholarships

WGU Go Further in Nursing Scholarship

WGU Future of 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.

Eligibility Requirements

To be eligible for this scholarship, students must:

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 this scholarship up to 90 days prior to their start date and up to 60 days after starting a degree program. Students starting more than 90 days after submitting a scholarship application will not be considered for the scholarship. 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.

Eligible Programs
College of Health Professions

Scholarship Policies

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.

Application deadline for current award cycle: September 1, 2013

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