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Nursing School

I'm looking to become a nurse. Is there any place in MD/VA/DC that pays for schooling>

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Asked by Anonymous at 9:58 PM on Jan. 31, 2009 in Money & Work

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  • Community college is very afforable, you can even apply for the finanical assistance. Some hospital pays the school loan for you when you go work for them.

    I don't know free nursing schooling . Education is expensive, you may be able to get the free tuition from some big hospital ( they make you work for them 2-3 years after graduate) you still need a lot of money for books, uniform and equipments througout the school.

    Answer by yoshiki56 at 10:02 PM on Jan. 31, 2009

  • There are probably many programs where you live. Have you applied for pell grants, financial aid? And the above is right, some hospitals will assist w/ your schooling. Some will if you either agree to work for them or if you already work for them through tuiton assistance.
    The only 'free' way I know of is through pell grants. Contact the desired school and ask the financial aid dept about avail scholarships, assistance, etc.

    Answer by KARRIEMARIE at 10:10 PM on Jan. 31, 2009

  • fill out a fafsa form at (i think thats the right address) Then check out the websites of all your local hospitals. Many have nursing programs. Many have nursing programs where they will pay or reimburse for your school. You may have to take a loan then they reimburse if you sign a contract agreeing to work for them for X amount of time. You probably need some prenursing/general education classes prior to applying though. Our local hospital will consider your GPA in the scholarship election process, so you have to have some school under your belt already.

    Answer by Anonymous at 9:05 AM on Feb. 1, 2009

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