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School of Nursing Tuition Grant for UR Employees

Academic-Practice Partnership to Cover Full Cost of Tuition for University of Rochester Employees

As a means of supporting University of Rochester nurses and addressing workforce needs at University of Rochester facilities, the School of Nursing is offering an exciting grant opportunity for UR employees. The School of Nursing Tuition Grant, together with UR employee tuition benefits, will cover the full cost of tuition for students who enroll in the following degree programs: 

The School of Nursing Tuition Grant is available to all new students who apply and enroll beginning in Spring 2019 semester through the Summer 2020 semester.

In all instances, scholarships and grants are only applicable to courses taken at the School of Nursing. Students must be a matriculated student who begin their degree program from Spring 2019 through Summer 2020 semesters. 

SON Tuition Grant Eligibility

Please reference the below chart to see what tuition benefits/grants you may be eligible for and how to apply.

Type of employee

What am I eligible for?

How many courses will be covered per semester?

A new full-time UR employee NOT yet tuition benefit eligible.

100% grant from the School of Nursing.

(Until employee becomes tuition benefit eligible, up to three semesters)

1 course per semester

A full-time UR employee who IS eligible for tuition benefits.

80-95% in employee tuition benefits

2 courses per semester

5-20% grant from the School of Nursing

(Amount will cover the full balance of tuition not covered through employee tuition benefits.)

2 courses per semester

A part-time employee who IS eligible for tuition benefits.

80-95% in employee tuition benefits

1 course per  semester

5-20% grant from the School of Nursing.

(Amount will cover the full balance of tuition not covered through employee tuition benefits.)

1 course per semester

 
How to Receive the SON Tuition Grant
  1. Apply for one of the eligible programs through our online application system.

  2. For questions about eligibility, contact our Scholarship Office at SON_Scholarships@urmc.rochester.edu

  3. To receive the grant, you must complete the Scholarship Form at the beginning of each semester. Submit it by:
Questions?

For questions about the SON Tuition Grant, including eligibility for per diem employees, please contact our Scholarship Office at (585) 276-6079 or SON_Scholarships@urmc.rochester.edu

Any questions regarding employee tuition benefits at the University of Rochester should be directed toward the Human Resources Tuition Benefits webpage.