this program offers scholarship-loans for graduate students interested in becoming nursing instructors at north carolina community colleges or four-year north carolina colleges or universities. this program is strictly merit-based; financial need is not a criterion. recipients must be north carolina residents for tuition purposes. the program provides funding, up to $15,000 per year for two years of master’s coursework or three years of doctoral coursework, for students pursuing degrees to teach nursing in north carolina colleges and universities.
recipients must be enrolled full time in nursing education or another area that prepares students to teach nursing at the associate or baccalaureate degree level at two-year or four-year colleges with nursing programs. in addition, recipients must agree to teach in a north carolina nursing program upon completion of the nursing education program supported by the scholarship. the program is administered by the state education assistance authority. applications, deadlines, eligibility requirements, repayment requirements and additional details about the program can be found at www.cfnc.org/net.