Affiliate Professional Development Grant

Work at a URMC Affiliate Organization? Receive 55% in Tuition Support Through the Affiliate Professional Development Grant.

The UR School of Nursing is offering 55 percent in tuition support for all employees of URMC affiliate health organizations interested in the following programs:

The University of Rochester School of Nursing and Medical Center are committed to preparing dynamic, highly-qualified clinicians and leaders who provide high-quality care and promote the health and well-being of communities served by URMC affiliates.

Affiliate organizations include:
  • Highland Hospital
  • Jones Memorial Hospital
  • Visiting Nurse Service 
  • F.F. Thompson Health System
  • Noyes Memorial Hospital
  • St. James Hospital
  • Highlands Living Center
  • Highlands of Pittsford
  • Highlands of Brighton

*Subsidiaries of these health care organizations may also be eligible for the Affiliate Professional Development grant. Please contact us to confirm eligibility.

How to Apply

To receive the Affiliate Professional Development Grant, follow these steps:

  1. Apply for one of the eligible programs through our online application system.
  2. Complete the SON Scholarship Form at the beginning of each semester after you register for courses. You must complete the form every semester to receive the grant.

For questions about the Affiliate Professional Development Grant, including eligibility, please contact the UR School of Nursing Scholarship Office at (585) 276-6079 or