here is some generalized information from the navy nurse corps facebook
page, hope it helps. i didn't go through the ncp program so i don't know too much about it:
[color=#333333][font=lucida grande]the nurse candidate program (ncp)
[color=#333333][font=lucida grande]financing education is no small matter! tuition, books, and supplies all add up to a hefty financial liability that can take years to overcome. the nurse candidate program provides a monthly stipend for [color=#333333][font=lucida grande]full time students in accredited bachelor of science nursing programs
. students can enroll after their sophomore year and receive an initial grant of $10,000 (paid in two installments of $5000 each), plus $1000 a month for up to 24 months.
after graduation, participants join the navy nurse corps as an officer, with the opportunity to earn a competitive salary, regular promotions, comprehensive medical and dental coverage, low cost travel opportunities, excellent retirement and educational benefits, further training, and a rewarding clinical practice. additional benefits include 30 days of paid vacation a year, use of military recreational facilities around the world, the opportunity to serve around the world in a variety of facilities, and be a part of supportive team of highly trained professionals.
requirements for selection
you must be a u.s. citizen under the age of 40
(although age limits can be waived).
you must be able to meet the navy’s physical fitness standards.
you must be enrolled in an accredited educational program resulting in a bsn within 24 months of starting the program.
active duty service obligation
one to 12 months of participation in the ncp results in an active duty service obligation of 4 years.
thirteen to 24 months of participation in the ncp results in an active duty service obligation of 5 years.
how can you apply or learn more?
you can contact a recruiter at america's navy - a global force for good: navy.com
(click on "find a recruiter" at the top of the page) or use the contact botton and we will assist you.