Eligible newly admitted Post-Master’s DNP degree students who complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) are automatically considered for need-based scholarship funding. Need-based scholarships provide $7,000 of funding towards tuition ($1,400/semester/5 semesters).
To apply for the DUSON need-based scholarship, complete the following applications after you have submitted your admission application.
- 2022-23 Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA):
- School Code: 002920
- Complete 2020 tax information using IRS Data Retrieval
- Parent financial information is not required
Financial Aid Offer Notification
Students who complete the FAFSA by the priority deadline, will receive a financial aid offer notification within two weeks of acceptance into the program. Students who complete the FAFSA after the priority deadline will receive a financial aid offer notification two weeks after submitting the application. DUSON Need-based Scholarship award is included in the financial aid offer notification if you are eligible based on our criteria.
NOTE: Once you accept the offer to attend and pay your deposit, all correspondence from our office will be sent to your Duke email address.