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Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship Program



Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarships are being offered to increase the number of educators and adjunct clinical faculty teaching nursing education in New York State. Awards are made on a competitive basis to applicants who are registered professional nurses enrolling in graduate programs that will qualify them as nursing faculty or adjunct clinical faculty.

Eligibility

To be eligible, applicants must:

Service Contract

Successful applicants will be required to complete a service contract in which they:

How to Apply

Complete and submit the Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship web supplement. Be sure to print the Web Supplement confirmation, sign the supplement and submit it along with the required documentation according to the instructions.

The deadline for new applicants to file for the Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship is June 15, 2014.


Duration

Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship payments are available for up to three academic years of graduate study. Recipients must complete their graduate program within three years of receiving this scholarship. All recipients incur a four-year service obligation, regardless of the number or amount of scholarship payments.

Applying for Payment

Once selected, recipients must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and the subsequent Express TAP Application (ETA) to request payment. This must be done each year they wish to receive payment under this program.

Recipients are not required to submit another Senator Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship Program Supplement once they have been awarded this scholarship.

Award Payment

The Patricia K. McGee Nursing Faculty Scholarship Awards cover the cost of attendance up to $20,000 annually or the average SUNY cost of attendance, whichever is less. Payments will be made directly to schools on behalf of students upon certification of their eligibility by their colleges or universities.

To ensure continued payment recipients must:

Questions

Contact the Scholarship Unit at 1-888-697-4372 if you have any questions.