When can I apply for NHSC Scholarship?
The scholarship program application opens in spring of each year and applications are usually due by late-April each year. Sign up to receive an email from the NHSC when the application program opens. Applicants chosen to receive the scholarship are notified no later than September 30.
How does Nurse Corps work?
If we accept you into the Nurse Corps, you receive money through loan repayment or a scholarship. In return, you serve a minimum of two years at a facility experiencing a critical shortage of nurses. Nurse Corps members help those in need, without the burden of debt.
What branch of military is best for nursing?
Like the Army and Navy, the Air Force also provides attractive incentive to join the Nursing corps. Working RNs and student nurses benefit most from scholarships and student loan repayment plans.
What is a Army nurse called?
The United States Army Nurse Corps (AN or ANC) was formally established by the U.S. Congress in 1901. The ANC is the nursing service for the U.S. Army and provides nursing staff in support of the Department of Defense medical plans. The ANC is composed entirely of registered nurses (RNs).
What qualifications do you need to be a military nurse?
Requirements for either active or reserve duty include being between 21 and 47 years old. To qualify for the Army Nurse Corps, you need a BSN from an accredited program; for Army Reserve, a BSN, an associate degree, or a diploma from an accredited school of nursing is required, but the BSN is preferred.
What is the age limit for military nursing?
Can civilian nurses work on military bases?
• Working as a Civilian Nurse in a Military Hospital Another option for nurses seeking opportunities to live and work overseas is to work as a civilian nurse in military installations. The United States Army and other military branches list job opportunities for civilian nurses throughout the world.
Do Army civilians wear uniforms?
One of the first things we notice when you see a military member is their uniform. But a core part of the armed forces are civilians or reservists who work part time with military branches. They do not wear uniforms, unlike active duty.