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Financial Aid

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 apply for the Affiliate Professional Development Grant, complete this scholarship application form and submit it by email to or by fax to (585) 276-2551. 

The School of Nursing will confirm the tuition support with your acceptance package. Call (585) 276-6079 if you have questions about the application process or scholarships.