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Several organizations, philanthropic foundations, and state or federal governments offer scholarships, grants, and loan programs that specifically cater to nursing students.

Examples include:

Learn more about financial aid at UTHealth Houston and about scholarships available through Cizik School of Nursing at UTHealth Houston.


Loan Forgiveness for Future Faculty

The Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) is low-interest federal loan forgiveness program offered by the U.S. Department of Health & Human Services: Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) for PhD students who plan to become faculty members. The three nursing education courses are required.  For eligibility requirements and application information, please contact Heather Bright in the UTHealth Financial Aid office at 713-500-3860.