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  1. hi everybody i am not a nurse but try to become one. i am in maryland and i am searching for somebody that can help me getting something straight.
    i heard that u can sign a contract with some hospital and they will pay for your scholarship is that true and if yes can anybody tll me a web site or if u are in maryland wich hospital do that?
    thank u very much:hatparty: if u can mail me back at vannuccivalentina@hotmail.com
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  3. by   mscsrjhm
    www.grants.gov can help narrow the grant field down.
  4. by   NurseChick04
    A lot of hospitals will give you tuition reimbursement for college if you are an employee of theirs. Say you work for them doing whatever..you tell them you want to go to school for nursing they will pay your tuition up to a certain amount. But you have to sign a contract with them saying that after you are through with school you will work there a specified amount of time..usually 2-3 years depending on the facility. Just get on the phone to your local hospitals and talk to their human resources department and ask them about their tuition reimbursement program.
  5. by   chris_at_lucas_RN
    Maybe this is a unique program. Texas Health Resources (a group of hospitals in the Dallas-Fort Worth area--Presbyterian Hospital of Dallas is the one I am most familiar with) has some kind of contract with El Centro College, which is part of the Dallas County Community College District (I'd've called it a system instead of a district, but they didn't ask me! :chuckle ).

    All tuition and fees is paid for by the hospital. Maybe books and school related incidentals too, I'm not sure about that part. Candidates are nominated by employees. The lucky candidates must agree to work for Presby Dallas for two years to pay back their schoolin, at the same pay as any other new nurses.

    Sounds like a deal to me--I didn't know about it until I was almost finished....

    Hope you can find what you want. Good luck!
  6. by   valentina78
    thank u for the information u gave me! i found a lots of web site that can help m eso i should be able to start college in jenuary!!!!!!
  7. by   MADISMOM
    Are you going for RN or LPN? I am scheduled to start LPN in January but the hospitals around here (NC) only offer tuition reimbursement for RN's. That stinks!!! What about us poor pitiful people that have to take baby steps?
  8. by   rica75
    Quote from valentina78
    hi everybody i am not a nurse but try to become one. i am in maryland and i am searching for somebody that can help me getting something straight.
    i heard that u can sign a contract with some hospital and they will pay for your scholarship is that true and if yes can anybody tll me a web site or if u are in maryland wich hospital do that?
    thank u very much:hatparty: if u can mail me back at vannuccivalentina@hotmail.com
    I had problems e-mailing you, so I don't know if it went through. I hate computers! Anyway, If you are low-income, you can apply through work-force at your local D.E.S. office. They pay full tuition for schooling to help you become independant and better your life. I am not sure if this will dis-qualify for grants and loans to pay for books, materials, drug-tests, living, ect.
    GOOD LUCK whatever route you choose!!
  9. by   Nurse Ratched
    I'm moving this to the student forum - I'm sure you folks currently working on your degrees have some great insight .
  10. by   valentina78
    i am going for rn and i know that over here in maryland there are a os of hospitals that pay tuition for rn! if u are not too far away do the college over her. hope to ear from u again!!!! u can write to me at vannuccivalentina@hotmail.com

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