Native Nurses Career Opportunity Program
Native Nurses Career Opportunity Program

University of Minnesota - School of Nursing

The Center for American Indian Research and Education is pleased to announce a new scholarship program for American Indian nurses (RN) to obtain their masters in nursing degree (MS).

Scholarships are for up to $ 20,000 per year for full time students. They are funded by the Indian Health Service for students enrolled in a masters degree program in the following Study Areas:

  • Nurse Anesthetist
  • Public Health Nurse*
  • Nurse Midwife*
  • Other areas will be considered for funding

*These can be taken as a distance-learning Internet course

Scholarship recipient must be enrolled as a full-time student
and be a bachelors prepared Registered Nurse (RN).

The scholarship award consists of tuition, fees, and books. Monthly payments, in whole or part, for other expenses incurred in connection with such a program, includes room and board, and stipends for living expenses.

Application deadline: November 1, 2007

Please note: November 1, 2007 is the last time the U of MN School of Nursing will be accepting applications to the Masters of Science in Nursing program. For application or for further information call, write, or e-mail:

Karly Turner, Program Coordinator
Native Nurses Career Opportunity Program
University of Minnesota - School of Nursing
5-140 Weaver-Densford Hall
308 Harvard S.E.
Minneapolis, MN 55455
Voice: (612) 624-4244
Fax: (612) 626-2359
Email: NativeRN@umn.edu
Web-site: www.nursing.umn.edu/NNCOP