Texas Professional Nursing Scholarships
The Professional Nursing Scholarships (PNRS)was established to provide financial assistance to encourage students to become Professional Nurses.
-Are Texas residents
-Show financial need
-Register for the Selective Service or are exempt from this requirement
-Enroll in classes leading to Licensure as a Professional Nurse
-Enroll on at least a ½-time basis
FYI: Some, but not all funds are targeted to students from rural communities. Some are targeted to graduate students in nursing.
Where may the awards be used?
Only in-state (Texas) colleges or universities may participate in the program. Both public and private, non-profit colleges or universities with professional nursing programs may participate in the programs.
How much can be awarded?
No individual award may be for more than the student’s financial need. The maximum award is $3000.
How can I apply?
Obtain an application from the Financial Aid Office or by calling the Student Services Division at the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board at 800/242-3062.
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