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We are creating a better tomorrow for West Virginia nursing professionals. Through informed public policy, increased opportunities to learn, financial support for education and more, the Center for Nursing advances the solutions needed for a strong nursing workforce. Learn More

SCHOLARSHIPS

The Center for Nursing Scholarship Program
connects current and prospective nurses with
the financial resources to further their
education.

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Nursing Scholarship/Loan Program Guidelines 2019-2020

The 2019-2020 Nursing Application will be open April 15, 2019 – June 1, 2019. You can access the online application by visiting www.wvcenterfornursing.org or visiting www.cfwv.com under Financial Aid Planning>Find Scholarships. Follow us on Twitter for scholarship and program updates at @WVcentr4nursing. Students must be a West Virginia resident enrolled in an accredited West Virginia nursing program. In return for the scholarship award, recipients must begin employment at an eligible work site in West Virginia within six months of graduation to avoid repayment. A recipient who fails to provide verification of meeting the service obligation will be obligated to repay the principal and any interest that accrues on the award amount. Available Awards Licensed Practical Nurse – eligible students have completed at least one-half of their program. Service Obligation: A recipient is required to work as an LPN in West Virginia for one year for each year an award(s) was received. Registered Nurse – eligible students have completed at least one-half of their RN program. Service Obligation: A recipient is required to teach in an accredited WV nursing program or work as an RN in WV for two years for each year an award(s) was received. Master’s Degree or Doctoral…

WVCN New Administrator

WVCN Appoints Lissa Gonzalez as its New Administrator  The Board of Directors of the West Virginia Center for Nursing has announced the appointment of Lissa Gonzalez, MSN, MBA, APRN, FNP-BC, as the Center’s administrator. Lissa joined the Center in late November 2018 after the retirement of the previous administrator Drema Pierson in July. “I am…

West Virginia Center for Nursing Awards $469,250 in Nursing Scholarships for 2018-2019

West Virginia Center for Nursing Awards $469,250 in Nursing Scholarships for 2018-2019 CHARLESTON, W.Va. – The West Virginia Center for Nursing announced that 287 West Virginia nursing students will receive funds totaling $469,250 as part of the Nursing Scholarship Program. The program, which is administered by the West Virginia Center for Nursing in conjunction with…

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WEST VIRGINIA CENTER FOR NURSING

1018 Kanawha Boulevard, East Suite 700
Charleston, West Virginia 25301
Phone: 304.558.0838
Fax: 304.558.0532
lissa.gonzalez@wvhepc.edu