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With the demand for nurses on the rise, CHI St. Vincent has partnered with schools across the state to offer Nursing Pathway Program Scholarship opportunities.

Now, students can earn their AEN, RN, and BSN degrees at UA Little Rock, Henderson State University and National Park College with the help of CHI St. Vincent. Scholarships will be awarded to qualifying students and after graduation employment will be guaranteed for 24-months at a CHI St. Vincent facility.

UA Little Rock

For more information about the program or to apply, visit the UA Little Rock Department of Nursing.

    

Candidate selection for the Pathway Program will be based on acceptance into the AAS-RN program.

Associated in Applied Science in Nursing Selection Criteria

  • GPA from required general education courses (minimum 2.6)
  • UA Little Rock cumulative GPA (minimum 2.0)
  • Grade in NURS 1300 (minimum 2.0)
  • Completion or planned completion of all required general education courses and NURS 1300 by the end of first spring semester

Pathway Program Requirements

  • Participation in a minimum number of CHI St. Vincent events/programs
  • Attend monthly meetings with the CEHP Student Success Coordinator
  • Participation in mentoring activities
  • Meeting with an advisor and/or tutor in the event of unsatisfactory test scores and/or performance in the clinical setting
  • Participate in training at one or more of CHI St. Vincent’s campuses
  • Submit an application for employment with CHI St. Vincent prior to graduation
  • Employment at CHI St. Vincent for a minimum of 24 months
Failure to adhere to the Pathway Program requirements will result in dismissal from the program and will initiate tuition repayment procedures outlined in the Financial Assistance Package section above.
Students must first apply to the AAS-RN program. Applications for all nursing program are accepted once a year. Once accepted into the nursing program, you may be eligible for the Pathways Program which accepts 40 applicants each year.

 

Application Deadline

The department begins accepting applications on January 5. The priority deadline for applications is February 28 for all students applying to the AAS-RN program. The first group of students will be accepted from this pool of applicants. The department continues to accept applications after the February 28 date and will admit additional students based on space availability.

Applicants who submit after the priority deadline run the risk of being waitlisted, so apply early!

Henderson State University

For more information about the program or to apply, visit the Henderson State University Department of Nursing.

    

Candidate selection for the Pathway Program will be based on acceptance into the Nursing program.

Nursing Selection Criteria

  • GPA from required general education courses (minimum 2.5)

Pathway Program Requirements

  • Participation in a minimum number of CHI St. Vincent events/programs
  • Attend monthly meetings with the CEHP Student Success Coordinator
  • Participation in mentoring activities
  • Meeting with an advisor and/or tutor in the event of unsatisfactory test scores and/or performance in the clinical setting
  • Participate in training at one or more of CHI St. Vincent’s campuses
  • Submit an application for employment with CHI St. Vincent prior to graduation
  • Employment at CHI St. Vincent for a minimum of 24 months
Failure to adhere to the Pathway Program requirements will result in dismissal from the program and will initiate tuition repayment procedures outlined in the Financial Assistance Package section above.
Students must first apply to the nursing program. Applications for all nursing programs are accepted up to twice a year. 

 

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications is February 1 for all students applying to the program. Our nursing classes are small, with low student-to-instructor ratios that help to facilitate student success. Our students obtain high first-time pass rates on the RN-NCLEX and 100 percent job placement upon graduation.

National Park College

For more information about the program or to apply, visit the National Park College Department of Nursing.

    

Candidate selection for the Pathway Program will be based on acceptance into the Nursing program.

Nursing Selection Criteria

  • Pay for the ATI TEAS (Test of Essential Academic Skills) at the NPC Business Office. This test is a requirement for nursing admissions. ATI TEAS scores are valid for 2 consecutive application periods.

Pathway Program Requirements

  • Participation in a minimum number of CHI St. Vincent events/programs
  • Attend monthly meetings with the CEHP Student Success Coordinator
  • Participation in mentoring activities
  • Meeting with an advisor and/or tutor in the event of unsatisfactory test scores and/or performance in the clinical setting
  • Participate in training at one or more of CHI St. Vincent’s campuses
  • Submit an application for employment with CHI St. Vincent prior to graduation
  • Employment at CHI St. Vincent for a minimum of 24 months
Failure to adhere to the Pathway Program requirements will result in dismissal from the program and will initiate tuition repayment procedures outlined in the Financial Assistance Package section above.
Students must first apply to the nursing program. Applications for all nursing programs are accepted once a year beginning in January. 

 

Application Deadline

The deadline for applications is the first Monday of March for all students applying to the program. Invest in yourself and begin in a rewarding career in nursing. Financial aid is available. CHI St. Vincent may cover tuition and fees for qualified students. You can afford it but you cannot afford to wait any longer.