Funding your BSN journey.

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A bachelor's degree is a big investment-- in both time and money. That's why UIS, UIC and Memorial Health have partnered to make getting your BSN affordable and an excellent return on your investment.


Memorial Health scholarships are available to UIS Pre-Nursing students ($10,000/year for two years) and UIC Nursing Springfield students ($15,000/year for two years). You can earn up to $50,000 in scholarships toward your BSN!

UIS Pre-Nursing Scholarship

Amount: $10,000/year (for two years)

How to apply: Complete the Memorial Health Scholarship section on the UIS Pre-Nursing guaranteed admission application as part of the UIS application for admission.


  • Be a first-time, first-year student
  • Earn a high school 3.0 cumulative GPA on a 4.0 scale
  • Receive/accept guaranteed admission

UIC Nursing Scholarship

Amount: $15,000/year (for two years)

How to apply: Visit the UIC Nursing Scholarship website.


  • Maintain full-time enrollment
  • Remain in good standing by passing all courses with a C or better

UIC Nursing Springfield students may also apply for additional UIC scholarships.


UIS Pre-Nursing students pay UIS tuition for the first two years of their four-year BSN. In years three and four, students pay UIC tuition.


Students pay UIS fees for all four years of their degree for access to UIS amenities, including UIS Counseling Services, the Student Union, TRAC, Brookens Library and other resources.

Financial Assistance

Financial Assistance is available from UIS for the first two years and through UIC for the last two years. Anyone interested in financial aid should file a Free Application for Federal Student Aid (FAFSA) each year.

Info at a Glance

UIS (Years 1 & 2)UIC Nursing Springfield (Years 3 & 4)
TuitionPay UIS tuition: calculatorPay UIC tuition: calculator
FeesPay UIS fees Pay UIS fees
Memorial Health Scholarships$10,000/year$15,000/year
Financial AssistanceUIS Financial Assistance UIC Financial Assistance
FAFSA UIS code: 009333 UIC code: 001776

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