The Scholarship:

  • Scholarships will be awarded to a new student starting the post professional Doctor of Nursing Practice in May of 2017.
  • $2,000 scholarship

Dates and Deadlines:

  • April 17, 2017 – Scholarship deadline
  • May 8, 2017 – DNP program starts

The Application:

In the process of applying, see link at the bottom of this page, you will be required to upload an essay and a letter of support as outlined below:

The Essay:

Submit a single essay (typed, double-spaced), not to exceed 2,500 words, addressing the following:

How you envision utilizing the education received at Rocky Mountain University of Health Professions to …

    1. Advance knowledge, considering the next generation of nursing leaders and educators
    2. Advance healthcare, by applying your education toward improvements in patient care

Letter of recommendation/support:

Provide one clinical recommendation supporting your application of this scholarship.

All materials submitted in the admissions process may be used in the selection process of this scholarship. Incomplete applications will not be considered.


The DNP Advancing Knowledge Scholarship will be awarded to the student(s) that best meets the following criteria:

  • Displays a continuous goal of advancing his/her knowledge in health professions
  • Displays a continuous goal of advancing the knowledge of others in his/her health profession
  • Sound academic record
  • Service to his/her health profession and community

Scholarship Requirements:

  • Student, or prospective student, must apply for admissions before 11:00 p.m. MDT on April 17, 2017 for a May 2017 program start.
  • Complete and submit all aspects of the scholarship application before 11:00 p.m. MDT on April 17, 2017.
  • Commit to start program in May 2017
  • Recipients must maintain a 3.0 GPA each semester of attendance in the DNP program and remain continuously enrolled as a full-time student.
Apply Here!