University of Louisville Graduate School and School of Nursing Two-year Partial Tuition Scholarship for Master’s Students

Scholarship Criteria:

  • Enrolled full-time in the MEPN Program
  • U.S. citizen, or permanent resident

To maintain eligibility, students must:

  • Take a full course load each fall and spring semester (at least 9 credit hours each semester)
  • Continue in good academic standing (GPA of 3.0 or above) and make satisfactory progress towards the degree (no nursing course failures or withdrawals).


  • Complete the Scholarship Application form here.
  • Submit a brief statement (200-word limit) explaining enthusiasm for MEPN studies at the University of Louisville School of Nursing.

Scholarship Awards:

  • The scholarship recipients are selected on a competitive basis.
  • Selected students will receive $3,500 per 10-month academic year, and non-resident students will receive $7,000 per academic year, the scholarship covers 2 years of study (fall and spring only).

Selection Process and Criteria:

A committee composed of SON Faculty and administrators will review applications for the scholarship. The committee will select the applicants who most successfully demonstrate:

  1. Strong academic background and potential strong academic progress
  2. Acceptance to the graduate MEPN program at the University of Louisville
  3. Effective communication skills as evident in the essay
  4. Strong explanation of their enthusiasm for MEPN studies at the University of Louisville School of Nursing.


Once administrators receive approval from the Graduate School, the student will be notified by School of Nursing Dean.