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Nursing Excellence Scholarship Program

Nurses: Get the Tools You Need to Grow Including Education, Development, Scholarships and More.

Inova offers merit-based scholarships available on a very limited basis. Nursing excellence scholarships are awarded to Inova nurses enrolled in an accredited BSN, MSN, DNP or PhD nursing program. We do not offer a scholarship for non-Inova employees at this time.

The following scholarships are available:

  • The Inova Nursing Excellence Scholarship: up to a $5,000 award for BSN and MSN programs based on availability, not exceeding the cost of the program

Eligibility Requirements

  • Full or part-time employees working in a budgeted, tuition assistance-eligible position at Inova for a minimum of 12 months
  • Must be accepted into an accredited BSN, MSN, DNP or PhD degree program
  • Must complete the program within 5 years
  • Supplements any tuition assistance awarded through the employee benefits program at Inova
  • Must use all Inova tuition benefit money before spending scholarship money
  • Must be prepared to sign a 1-year work commitment with Inova

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:

  • The Twig at Inova Alexandria Hospital
  • Wes and Natalie Bush
  • Inova Fairfax Auxiliary
  • The Claude Moore Foundation

Scholarship Application Process

We are not accepting mailed applications at this time. Please download the following agreement form and complete it to submit with your online application:

Scholarship Agreement form  (remember to save the file once you have signed it!)

Click this link to go to our scholarship application.

Click this link to complete a scholarship recommendation for an Inova employee.

Inova Nursing Excellence Scholarship Payment Info Sheet  

If you have any questions, please review our Frequently Asked Questions