New to Nursing Scholarship


Applications are now being accepted through May 2017 for the2017-2018 school year. If you wish to apply click here.
If you have any questions, please contact Alicia Warren at awarren@atlanticgeneral.org.

Description

Scholarship recipients will have their tuition and required books paid for by the hospital. The hospital also provides health care benefits for the student (and family, if necessary) at no charge. The program requires the candidate to work a minimum of 12.5 hours each week while maintaining full-time status in the educational program.

Upon successful completion of the nursing program and the licensing examination, the candidate will assume a position as a Registered Nurse at Atlantic General Hospital/Health System for twelve months for each school year in the scholarship program. The Registered Nurse's schedule will be based on the needs of the hospital, which will include rotating days, nights, weekends, and holidays.

Process

Candidate selection is based upon a completed employment application; answers to essay questions; two letters of recommendation from individuals who are knowledgeable of the applicant's character, motivation and work ethic. An interview with previous employers and/or committee members will be conducted.

Selected candidates are provided with a flexible work schedule so as to best match his or her individual needs with those of the hospital.

Requirements

The candidate will be required to:

  • Provide proof of acceptance to a qualified nursing educational program
  • Obtain a Maryland Certified Nursing Assistant license within six months of accepting the nursing scholarship
  • Work at Atlantic General Hospital a minimum of 12.5 hours per week
  • Maintain full-time status in the nursing program
  • Repay all program costs in the event the candidate does not complete the program or fulfill the employment requirements formatting issue
  • Upon successful completion of the nursing program and the licensing examination, the candidate will assume a position as a Registered Nurse at Atlantic General Hospital/Health System for twelve months for each school year in the scholarship program. The Registered Nurse's schedule will be based on the needs of the hospital, which will include rotating days, nights, weekends, and holidays.
  • All RNs hired after January 2016 are required to complete a BS degree within five (5) years of hire as an RN.


Scholarship Application
Employment Application