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Nursing Excellence Scholarship Program

Inova offers both general scholarships available on a very limited basis and specialized nursing career scholarship programs. Nursing excellence scholarships are awarded to Inova employees enrolled in an accredited nursing program and Inova nurses working on an advanced degree.

The following scholarships are available in 2014:


The Inova Nursing Excellence Scholarship

  • All full-time employees, part-time employees who are working in a budgeted, Inova tuition assistance-eligible position at Inova
  • Must be accepted into an advanced nursing degree program (i.e. RN-BSN, MSN, PhD, DNP)
  • Must complete the program within five years
  • Up to a $10,000 award based on availability, not exceeding the cost of the program
  • Supplements any tuition assistance awarded through the employee benefits program at Inova
  • Must use all Inova tuition benefit money before spending scholarship money 

The John and Nina Toups Doctoral Scholarship

  • Full-time and part-time employees who have been working in a budgeted, Inova tuition assistance-eligible position at Inova for at least 2 years
  • Must have a master's degree in nursing
  • Up to a $15,500 award
  • Must be accepted into a nursing doctoral program (i.e. PhD, DNP)

Inova is thankful for the generosity of our donors which has enabled us to create these scholarship awards and would like to recognize the following for their support:

  • Inova Alexandria TWIG
  • Inova Fairfax Auxiliary
  • The Claude Moore Foundation
  • Roseann Prezioso Kwiatkowski
  • Karlgaard Family
  • Carl and Josie Biggs

Scholarship application process

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