Nurse Anesthesia Applicant

Nurse Anesthesia Fall 2020 Merit Scholarship

Deadline: October 1, 2019

Essays are submitted through the admissions portal in pdf format. Late essays will not be reviewed.

Applicants are encouraged to submit an essay for merit scholarship consideration. The School will award one scholarship to a new fall 2020 Nurse Anesthesia DNP student. The merit scholarship will cover approximately $68,000 of required tuition for the Nurse Anesthesia program. Students must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States to be eligible for consideration.

The purpose of this scholarship program is to provide tuition assistance to outstanding individuals who demonstrate academic achievement, creativity and innovation, exceptional communication skills, and the potential for significant leadership in their professional endeavors. In a narrative (500 words or less, 12 point font, double-spaced), please describe how you meet these criteria and have had a significant and beneficial effect on others.

Students who receive a Duke University School of Nursing Merit Scholarship must remain in good academic standing throughout their program of study and, in collaboration with their Program Director, to contribute to the School in substantive ways. 

Federal Loans and Need-based Scholarship

Once admitted, complete the documents below for need-based scholarship and federal loan eligibility:

Admitted students receive a Financing DUSON communication at the time of acceptance to the program. Students are emailed financial aid notifications in April 2020, after the announcement of 2020-21 tuition and fees.

Financial Aid Resources


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