Invest in Yourself

Resources to Get You Started

In addition to the healthcare and nursing specific resources listed here, there are general national and state financial aid resources available to help you pay for school.

Remember your basic steps:

Five Types of Funding

Funding for education and training programs can come in the form of:

  • Grants (based on financial need, do not need to be repaid)
  • Scholarships (based on need, achievement or other factors, do not need to be repaid)
  • Loans (which must be repaid, see loan repayments)
  • Work-study jobs (a student earns wages in part-time work while in school)
  • Some employers offer tuition reimbursement programs as an employee benefit. 

Benefits for nurse employees at these Vermont employers: