DUSON Scholarships

Merit Scholarship

All newly admitted MSN students are considered for the merit scholarship through their admission application. The faculty and the Admissions Office jointly select a recipient at the time of admittance. One MSN student is chosen to receive this scholarship for each fall and spring entry cohort. The scholarship funds a total of $36,000 disbursed among six semesters applied to tuition. Students must be a U.S. citizen or permanent resident to be eligible. The Admissions Office will notify all admitted students of their status once the recipient has been chosen.

The purpose of the merit scholarship 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.

Students who are awarded the merit scholarship must remain in good academic standing throughout the program, and in collaboration with their Program Assistant Dean, contribute to the school in substantive ways.

NC Community College Faculty Scholarship

Newly enrolled Master’s in Nursing Education students who are faculty at a North Carolina community college are eligible to receive the NC Community College Faculty Scholarship. This scholarship funded by the school pays 15 percent towards tuition costs. Scholarships are awarded to new students who meet the eligibility requirements.

Eligibility Requirements:

  • Must be a faculty member at a North Carolina community college
  • Must be accepted into the MSN-Nursing Education academic program
  • Must begin the program the academic year accepted (no deferrals allowed)
  • No separate application is required for this scholarship
  • Email SON_finaid@dm.duke.edu if interested

Active-Duty Military Scholarship

DUSON supports active-duty military students by providing funding towards the tuition costs through this special scholarship program. The scholarship is offered on a first come/first-served basis. Only students who have been admitted to an MSN or DNP program are eligible for this scholarship; ABSN and MSN Certificate students are not eligible to apply.

Visit this page to learn more about options for military students.

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