U.S. Navy Nurse Candidate Program (NCP)
Wherever you are in your nursing career, the Navy can help ease your financial burdens and advance your career with generous financial assistance and continuing education programs. Available offers could consist of anything from scholarships to sign-on bonuses. The Nurse Candidate Program can help!
What is NCP? If you’re a nursing student opting to serve full-time in the Navy, you could get up to $34,000 to help pay your way through nursing school through the Nurse Candidate Program (NCP). This includes: • An initial grant of $10,000 • Plus a stipend of $1,000 a month for up to 24 months
What does it take to qualify for this program?
1) Be a U. S. citizen.
2) Be physically qualified for commission
as a Naval Officer.
4) Letter of Acceptance that must indicate
applicant has been accepted to or currently
attending BSN program with no conditions.
NOTE: Online and on campus BSN programs
will be accepted and programs must be
accredited by CCNE or ACEN.
5) Have a cumulative GPA of 3.0
**Associate Degree Nurses are eligible to use the NCP program for approved ACEN/CCNE RN to BSN online programs**