Administrative Code

Virginia Administrative Code
6/19/2024

Part III. Scholarship Awards

12VAC5-542-50. Eligible applicants.

Any student accepted or enrolled in an accredited nurse practitioner or nurse midwife program shall be eligible for a Virginia Nurse Practitioner/Nurse Midwife Scholarship. Preference for the scholarship award shall be given to: residents of the Commonwealth; minority students; students enrolled in family practice, obstetrics and gynecology, pediatric, adult health and geriatric nurse practitioners programs; and residents of medically underserved areas of Virginia as determined by the Board of Health in accordance with the provisions of 12VAC5-540-10 et seq.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12, 32.1-122.5, and 32.1-122.6:02 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-40-700 § 3.1, eff. August 1, 1994.

12VAC5-542-60. Scholarship amount.

The amount for Virginia nurse practitioner/nurse midwife scholarships available each year shall be as provided by the Virginia General Assembly in that year's Appropriation Act. Scholarships shall be awarded to the recipients upon or following the recipient's execution of a contract with the commissioner for scholarship repayment.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12, 32.1-122.5, and 32.1-122.6:02 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-40-700 § 3.2, eff. August 1, 1994.

12VAC5-542-70. Distribution of scholarships.

Annually, by March 1 of each calendar year, the Nursing Scholarship Committee shall inform the nurse practitioner/nurse midwife schools of education of the availability of the nurse practitioner/nurse midwife scholarships and provide the schools with application forms for submission by eligible applicants. Until such time as a fully accredited nurse midwife education program is established at any health service center in Virginia, attendance at an accredited program in a nearby state is acceptable for scholarship eligibility. The Nursing Scholarship Committee shall convene annually for the purpose of reviewing applications and awarding scholarships. Scholarship awards shall be based upon majority vote of the Nursing Scholarship Committee.

Statutory Authority

§§ 32.1-12, 32.1-122.5, and 32.1-122.6:02 of the Code of Virginia.

Historical Notes

Derived from VR355-40-700 § 3.3, eff. August 1, 1994.

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