Financial Aid & Scholarships

The Master of Science in Nursing program offers various scholarship and financial aid awards for students. Please select from which type you’d like to view. You may also look into federal, military aid, or external scholarships to support your graduate studies.

This scholarship is designed to support current and future nurses committed to improving healthcare outcomes, as well as improving their leadership and management skills through the pursuit of the MSN-COM degree.

Award Amount: varies

Eligibility: All applicants apply to the ELMSN or MSN program are eligible for these scholarships.

Terms of the Award: These scholarships are awarded for one year and a portion of it can be renewed for a second year by maintaining full-time student status, good standing in the program including a 3.0 or better in all courses, and a cumulative GPA of 3.0 or better.

Application Procedure:
Scholarship will only be considered for those who have submitted a complete application for the MSN program. To apply for the scholarship, please:

  1. Submit admission application for the MSN program via NursingCAS by the priority deadline dates.
  2. Respond to the scholarship questions when you fill out the admission application on NursingCAS.
  3. Complete the FAFSA (Free Application for Federal Student Aid).
    (When complete the FAFSA, be sure to indicate that you want the results of your analysis sent to PLU, school code 003785. Be sure to print out your confirmation page and include your email address so the FAFSA generated Student Aid Report can be emailed to you.)

The PLU Grant provides a 10 percent discount on tuition for graduate applicants who graduated from PLU with a bachelor’s degree or higher and enroll in a PLU graduate level degree or approved master’s level certificate program. Restrictions apply to those students who are also PLU employees. The discount begins immediately upon admission.