If they agree to teach for four years after graduation, learners studying for their master’s or doctorate in nursing can apply for funding to pay for tuition and other college expenses.
The NFLP offers up to $35,500 for each academic year. Crowley explains, “NFLP recipients can earn up to 85% of loan cancellations upon completion of four years of employment as a nurse educator.”
To receive financial help, nursing students must attend an accredited nursing school, sign a promissory note, meet academic standards, and show an interest in working as a nurse educator. Full- and part-time students may apply.