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School of Nursing Tuition Grant for UR Employees

Academic-Practice Partnership to Cover Full Cost of Tuition for University of Rochester Employees

As a means of supporting University of Rochester nurses and addressing workforce needs at University of Rochester facilities, the School of Nursing is offering an exciting grant opportunity for UR employees. The School of Nursing Tuition Grant, together with UR employee tuition benefits, will cover the full cost of tuition for students who enroll in the following degree programs: 

The School of Nursing Tuition Grant is available to all new students who apply and enroll at or before the Summer 2022 semester.

In all instances, scholarships and grants are only applicable to courses taken at the School of Nursing. Students must be a matriculated student who begin their degree program from Spring 2019 through Summer 2022 semesters. 

SON Tuition Grant Eligibility

Please reference the below chart to see what you may be eligible for and how to apply.

Type of employee

What am I eligible for?

How many courses will be covered per semester?

A new full-time UR employee NOT yet tuition benefit eligible.

100% tuition grant from the School of Nursing*

(Until employee becomes tuition benefit eligible, up to three semesters)

1 course per semester

A full-time UR employee who IS eligible for tuition benefits.

80-95% in employee tuition benefits

2 courses per semester

5-20% tuition grant from the School of Nursing*

(Amount will cover the full balance of tuition not covered through employee tuition benefits.)

2 courses per semester

A part-time employee who IS eligible for tuition benefits.

80-95% in employee tuition benefits

1 course per  semester

5-20% tuition grant from the School of Nursing*

(Amount will cover the full balance of tuition not covered through employee tuition benefits.)

1 course per semester

 *Please note: Grant covers tuition only, not other associated fees. See tuition and fees webpage.

How to Receive Full Tuition Coverage

To receive full tuition coverage you must apply for both the SON Tuition Grant and UR Tuition Benefits by following these steps:

  1. Apply for one of the eligible programs through our online application system.
  2. To receive the SON Tuition Grant, you must complete the SON Scholarship Form at the beginning of each semester after you register for courses. You must complete the form every semester you are enrolled to receive the grant. 
  3. To receive UR Tuition Benefits, you must complete the UR Tuition Waiver Form at the beginning of each semester after you register for courses. You must complete the form every semester you are enrolled to receive the grant. Learn more about how to submit this form through the Office of Total Rewards.
Questions?

For questions about the SON Tuition Grant, including eligibility for per diem employees, please contact the UR School of Nursing Scholarship Office at (585) 276-6079 or SON_Scholarships@urmc.rochester.edu

For questions about employee tuition benefits and eligibility at the University of Rochester, please contact the University of Rochester Office of Total Rewards