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Nursing Program Scholarships

The University of Washington Tacoma Nursing Program offers scholarships for current and newly admitted undergraduate and graduate students. Each year, awards range from $500 - $5,000 each. Funds are applied to tuition only.

The Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) is required to receive any scholarship funds from the University of Washington. Go to to apply online. The school code for the University of Washington (including UW Tacoma) is 003798.

To apply for Nursing scholarships complete one or more of the following online applications. You need a UW NetID in order to access these applications. Whether or not you have been admitted to the Nursing program, you can establish a NetID by following the instructions here.

Scholarship Applications are now open!

Application deadline is November 3, 2019.

Awarded scholarships will be applied to tuition for classes in Winter and Spring 2020

Nursing Scholarship Application

This application is for a broad set of scholarships that may be awarded to new or continuing, undergraduate or graduate students. The information submitted in this application is used to determine eligibility for all of the scholarships. An essay is required as part of this application.

MultiCare Health System Endowed Scholarship

The MultiCare Health System Endowed Scholarship is for newly admitted undergraduate Nursing students. There are multiple ways to qualify for this scholarship, the most common are being a part-time, on-call employee or being an immediate family member of a MHS employee/retiree. No essay is required. Applicants must submit an eligibility form approved by a MultiCare representative.

If you have questions about any of the scholarship applications, please contact Nathan Ketzner by email at

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