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Nurse Recruitment Student Loan & Student Loan Payback Application
All applicants must be either a full-time student on the basis of 10 hours per semester or a part-time basis of at least 5 hours per semester.
 
Click HERE for the application to Print
 
STUDENT LOAN:
1. Nursing Students
  1. Acceptance into a state approved school of registered nursing.

  2. Completion of the first semester, Junior year in a Bachelor’s program.

  3. Cumulative grade point average of 2.8 or above on a scale of 4.0.

  4. Faculty Letter of Support to include:
    l
    Performance Indicators r/t Professional Development, Leadership, Evidenced-based Practice and/or Community Service.
    l
    Confirmation of no disciplinary actions.

  5. Upon graduation, required to work full-time at UAMS Medical Center as a registered nurse for a period of six (6) months for each semester of assistance (minimum one year obligation required) or repay in full the total amount.

 

2. Licensed Nurses
  1. One (1) year full-time UAMS Medical Center service required.
  2. Current unencumbered Arkansas nursing license.
  3. Acceptance into a state approved Bachelor's or Graduate (if required for position) program in nursing or health related field (justification statement to validate how degree will benefit position required).  *excluded if receiving 90% UA tuition discount
  4. Copy of last performance evaluation and goals (portfolio on request)
  5. Manager Letter of Support to include:
    l Performance Indicators, r/t Professional Development, Leadership, Evidence-based Practice and/or Community Service.
    l
    Confirmation of no disciplinary actions.
  6. Required to work full-time at the UAMS Medical Center as a registered nurse for a period of six (6) months for each semester of assistance (minimum one year obligation required) or repay the total amount.

 

STUDENT LOAN PAYBACK:
Licensed nurses required to complete additional Student Loan Payback Form in addition to below:
1. Licensed Nurses
  1. One (1) year full-time UAMS Medical Center service required.
  2. Current unencumbered Arkansas nursing license.
  3. Graduate of a state approved Bachelor's or Graduate (if required for position) program in nursing or health related field (justification statement to validate how degree will benefit position required).
  4. Copy of last performance evaluation and goals (portfolio on request)
  5. Manager Letter of Support to include:
    l
    Performance Indicators, r/t Professional Development, Leadership, Evidence-based Practice and/or Community Service.
    l
    Confirmation of no disciplinary actions.
  6. Required to work full-time at the UAMS Medical Center as a registered nurse for a period of six (6) months for each semester of assistance (minimum one year obligation required) or repay the total amount.

 

The UAMS Medical Center Nurse Recruitment Student Loan & Student Loan Payback Programs have been designed to award assistance, up to $1,250 per semester of full-time study and renewable for a maximum total of $5,000, to a limited number of applicants.

 
APPLICATION REQUIREMENTS:
1. Application/Financial Request Deadlines:
  • July 1 - Fall Semester
  • December 1 - Spring Semester
2. Applicants Must Also Submit:
  1. Cumulative GPA - official grade report or transcript
  2. Official School Enrollment - registration receipt or confirmation letter.
  3. Completed and signed application with required documentation to address below by
    application deadline: 

 

Nurse Recruitment Office
4301 W. Markham St. #526
Little Rock, AR 72205
 
(501)686-5691
(501)686-5698  Fax
www.uams.edu/don
 
Finalists will be contacted to schedule an interview after applicable deadline.
 
Recipients who are not selected may reapply.
 
 

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For more information contact:
University of Arkansas for Medical Sciences
Department of Nursing

Nurse Recruitment
4301 West Markham, #526
Little Rock, Arkansas 72205
Phone: (501) 686-5691
Fax: (501) 686-5698
NurseRecruitment@uams.edu