Inova Nursing Excellence Scholarship Application

Welcome to the Inova Nursing Excellence Scholarship Application. 
The application is fully online. This expedites our process and helps you feel confident your application was received.  We encourage you to set aside 20-30 minutes to complete the application on a computer rather than using your smart phone or tablet.
As part of the application, you will be asked to upload the following documents in .doc or .pdf files. Please have them ready before you begin the application:
  • Signed Scholarship Agreement Form (download here) (remember to save it after you sign it!)
  • Current resume
  • Proof of enrollment, such as a letter of acceptance to your accredited nursing program OR current transcript 
  • A 1-2 page essay answering the prompt below
Essay Instructions
This essay question gives you the opportunity to tell us about yourself, your nursing career, and your nursing interests. Your thoughtful response should be in 12 pt font, single-spaced essay format. Please limit your response to no more than 2 pages. Your essay should be saved as a .doc or .pdf file. You will be prompted to upload the essay with your application.

Essay Prompt: Inova’s mission for nursing is to provide our community with the best nursing practice, education and research in the world.
  • Tell us what inspired your decision to go back to school. Why now? Why did you select this degree program at this university?
  • Tell us what you’ve done, either on your own or as part of a team, to accomplish that mission. 
  • How will your advanced education contribute to Inova’s strategic goals and initiatives? 
Scholarship Application Process
When you are ready to begin the process, please click the button below.
NOTE: You will be asked to enter your Inova employee ID # on the next page. We are not currently accepting applications from non-Inova employees at this time.