Nursing Education Scholarship Program

  • Bronwyn Jones-Leach, Section Administrator
  • Illinois Department of Public Health
  • 535 West Jefferson, Ground Floor
  • Springfield, IL 62701-0001
  • Phone: 217-782-1624
  • Fax: 217-785-2547
  • TDD:
  • Email:
  • Website:

Purpose of the Program

Provides scholarship assistance for nursing students.  In return for assistance, recipients agree to work in a health shortage area in Illinois.

Who is Eligible

Eligibility requirements are listed at:

Application Process

Application requirements are listed at:

Availability of Funds

FY 13:  $100,000

How Funds are to be used

To offset educational expenses from attending an approved school in Illinois leading to a nursing degree

Types of Assistance


Year Program was established