Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) - Clinical Nurse Leader (CNL) Online

MSN-CNL Financial Aid Options


No University scholarships are available for graduate nursing students.

The School of Nursing offers scholarships to qualified students admitted to the graduate program. Scholarship application forms are available in the School of Nursing office and must be submitted each year by February 15. Students must complete the Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) form by the priority deadline of March 1.

SON Graduate Scholarship Form


Federal Stafford Loans 

Students may apply through the Financial Aid Office for Stafford loans. Loans may be subsidized or unsubsidized, based upon financial need.

Private Loans 

Students can apply for low interest loans through private banks. Interest repayment rates will vary based upon the applicant's credit evaluation. Information on securing private loans is available at the Financial Aid Office, Morgan Hall, Room 267, 785.670.1151.

External Scholarships 

Students are encouraged to seek additional financial aid through external scholarships. The Financial Aid Office of Washburn University has information available regarding scholarship information web sites. Students are also encouraged to contact nursing organizations that provide support to graduate students, including:

Tuition Reimbursement

Many employers offer tuition reimbursement for related programs or degrees.  Check with your Human Resources department for details on your organization's options for tuition reimbursement.