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Nursing Student Scholarship Program

The Nursing Student Scholarship Program at Virginia Hospital Center is designed to support nursing students in BSN or higher programs who will commit to working at VHC after graduation for a minimum of two years (3744 hours). Current employees will be required to commit to two years (3744 hours) of employment from the date of receiving scholarship funds.

Applications must be submitted no later than December 18, 2020.

Criteria

  • Full-Time Nursing students of an accredited Bachelors Degree Nursing Program (or higher) with a graduation date after May 2021. Students must have completed at least 1 clinical rotation if this is their first nursing degree.
  • 3.0 Grade Point Average for the previous two full semesters or 30-36 academic credits. Transcript from current nursing program must be submitted. A transcript from the student's high school must be submitted for a newly enrolled student.
  • Written commitment to work at Virginia Hospital Center for a minimum of two years (3744 hours) following graduation for each $5,000 or portion thereof received.
  • Written agreement to respond to inquiries regarding academic progress including official transcripts covering academic work since the scholarship award.

Conditions

  • The scholarship recipient must take licensing exam at the first available date following graduation.
  • Employment as a Registered Nurse at Virginia Hospital Center should begin at the first available new graduate program following obtaining nursing licensure.
  • Employment will be offered based on positions available at the time of the student's graduation. If there are no positions available, or if the Hospital is unable to offer a position, the obligation to the Hospital will be considered satisfied. The money awarded would not have to be repaid.
  • Scholarship recipients who do not fulfill their commitment to be employed, or do not complete their academic program are required to repay scholarship funds. Monies will be due in full within three months of graduation, or withdraw from the nursing program.

For more information please contact Recruitment at 703.558.8109 or recruitment@virginiahospitalcenter.com.

Current VHC Employees

Current permanent employees with Virginia Hospital Center are eligible. Employee must have completed their 90 day probationary period and not have active discipline in order to be considered.

Required Documents

Deadline: December 18, 2020

Please deliver electronically to:

Nursing Recruitment recruitment@virginiahospitalcenter.com

Subject line: “Nursing Student Scholarship”

OR, hand-deliver to:

Nursing Recruitment Virginia Hospital Center

1715 N. George Mason Drive Suite 108 Arlington, Virginia 22205 – 3698

External Applicants

Please complete online application for employment no later than December 18, 2020. If selected for further consideration, you will be contacted by recruitment regarding further steps by January 31, 2021. This will include submitting the required documents below.

Required Documents

  • Online application for employment titled “Nursing Student Scholarship” (found on virginiahospitalcenter.com)
  • Nursing Student Scholarship form
  • A video recording (of 5 minutes or less) answering questions detailed on the “Nursing Student Scholarship Video Interview” document
  • Two letters of recommendation from clinical instructors
  • Transcript from your nursing program (official or unofficial)

Deadline: December 18, 2020

Please deliver electronically to:

Nursing Recruitment recruitment@virginiahospitalcenter.com

Subject line: “Nursing Student Scholarship”

OR, hand-deliver to:

Nursing Recruitment Virginia Hospital Center

1715 N. George Mason Drive Suite 108 Arlington, Virginia 22205 – 3698

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