July 30, 2009
Nurse Faculty Loan Program Monies
Good News! Money is available for tuition, books and fees from the Nurse Faculty Loan Program for DNP Students. The application is attached (Download file). Application deadline is August 20, 2009. Please submit your application to the nursing department secretary, Vanyette Exton, Governors State University, One University Parkway, University Park, IL 60484. She will ensure that your application is numbered and submitted to Dr. MacMullen immediately. Letters will be sent out by August 25, 2009 indicating whether or not you are a recipient of the loan.
To be eligible for the loan one must:
* Be a U.S. citizen or national of the U.S. or lawful permanent resident of the U.S. and its terrories
* Be enrolled as a student in good standing in an advanced practice nursing education program at GSU
* Maintain "good academic standing" (3.0) while enrolled
* Have no judgment liens entered against him/her based on the default on a Federal debt, 28 U.S.C. 3201(e)
Contact Nancy MacMullen (708.534.4043) or Linda McCann (708.534.4035) for information.
Applicants will be chosen on the basis of their GPA on a "first come, first served basis". Students receiving NFLP funds are eligible to cancel up to 85 percent of the loan amount by teaching nursing for four years post degree completion.
Fall Graduation Applications
Graduation Applications are due in to the Registrar’s Office on Tuesday, September 8, 2009. You can obtain the graduation application and your progress report by going to http://www.govst.edu/appreg/t_registrar.aspx?id=1757. Please remember to sign both forms before turning them in. Late applications will not be accepted.