University of Maryland Medical Center (UMMC) Nursing Clinical Scholar Program
Our Clinical Scholar Program offers talented senior-year nursing students an opportunity to earn valuable nursing scholarship financial assistance while supporting their smooth transition from the classroom to the professional workplace. The Program is available to University of Maryland, School of Nursing and Stevenson University students only. Qualified students in a Bachelor of Science or Clinical Nurse Leader Program receive a scholarship amount of $5,000 for their last semester of school in exchange for a two year commitment to UMMC. To be considered, each student must complete an on-line application as well as the clinical scholar application form. The clinical scholar application packet is posted on your school's Blackboard. You may also find one on our UMMC web site:
Deadline for spring 2018 applications: Thursday, December 7, 2017.
The Clinical Nurse I role is reserved for the new graduate or nurse with less than 12 months experience. The nurse will utilize this time to learn the institution and nursing practice. It is expected that a nurse in this role:
Minimum Qualifications: To be eligible for the Clinical Scholar Program, you must be entering your senior year, with last semester ending May, 2018, in a BSN or Clinical Nurse Leader Program at either the University of Maryland School of Nursing, or Stevenson University School of Nursing, have a GPA of 3.0 or greater and sit for the NCLEX exam within 60 days of graduation from your nursing program. To learn more, contact Cyndy Ronald, Partnership Manager by e-mail at firstname.lastname@example.org. Prior to beginning employment: Licensure as a Registered Nurse in the state of Maryland, or eligible to practice due to compact state requirements outlined by the Maryland Board of Nursing.