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Nurse Service Cancelable Loan Program

(Undergraduate Students)

**NOTE:  Please note that this program will not be funded for the 2010-2011 aid year.

This program provides financial assistance to nursing students seeking an RN degree either as an undergraduate or graduate that may be repaid with service within the state of Georgia in an approved site for one calendar year for each year's loan.  Applicants must file a FAFSA and have a completed financial aid file, be accepted into the Nursing program and meet all Financial Aid Academic Progress regulations.  A completed financial aid file consists of a student aid report (ISIR) resulting from a filed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and all paperwork required by the Financial Aid Office.  


Nurse Educator Service Cancelable Loan

(Graduate Students)

**NOTE:  Please note that this program will not be funded for the 2010-2011 aid year.

You may apply for one of a limited number of these loans if you are pursuing a Master's Degree in Nursing with the Nurse Educator track for the option of repayment through service by teaching full-time in an approved site within the State of Georgia for one calendar year for each year's loan.  Applicants must file a FAFSA and have a completed financial aid file.  A completed financial aid file consists of a student aid report (ISIR) resulting from a filed Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) and all paperwork required by the Financial Aid Office.   Applications must be submitted each year for approval.  For further information you may visit the state's webiste at http://www.gacollege411.org./ 


Promise Teacher Scholarship Loan

 (Undergraduate Students)

**NOTE:  Due to state budget issues, this program is not available for 2010-2011.


The PROMISE Teacher Scholarship Loan is a component of Georgia's HOPE Scholarship Program which provides forgivable loans to students who aspire to be teachers in Georgia public schools. If you commit to teach in a Georgia public school, you will pay less for your education.

The purpose of the program is to attract undergraduates into teaching profession and provide them with financial assistance beginning their junior year and continuing through their senior year. In return for the scholarship, the student agrees to teach after graduation in a Georgia public school system at the preschool, elementary, middle, or secondary level for one academic year for each $1,500 disbursement.

New applications or renewal applications are available as of June 1st each year for consideration for the next academic year.  You will print the application, complete the student section and submit the application and any requested documents to the UWG Education Department on campus.  Awards are made in writing on a first-come basis by the state of Georgia that require an acceptance signature.  No awards are final until that acceptance has been received by the state.


HOPE Teacher Scholarship Loan

(Graduate Students)

**NOTE:  Due to state budget issues, this program is not available for 2010-2011.

The HOPE Teacher Scholarship Loan Program is a component of the lottery-funded HOPE Program which provides service cancelable loans to individuals seeking advanced education degrees in critical shortage fields of study. You simply repay your loan by teaching in a Georgia public school after earning your advanced degree, saving you money and helping fill the need for qualified professionals in these teaching fields. It's a program that benefits Georgia teachers and every student in their classroom.

New applications or renewal applications are available as of June 1st each year for consideration for the next academic year.  You will print the application, complete the student section and submit the application and any requested documents to the UWG Education Department on campus.  Awards are made in writing on a first-come basis by the state of Georgia that require an acceptance signature.  No awards are final until that acceptance has been received by the state.


 

Georgia Air or Army National Guard

(Graduate Students)                             

This program allows those students serving in the Georgia Air or Army National Guard to borrow funds for an amount up to the matriculation fee each semester.  Students should contact their commanding officer for more information and application.

Additional information is available through the State of Georgia’s web site at http://www.gacollege411.org/.