One of the leading obstacles people face when returning to school is: “How am I possibly going to pay for this?!” Fortunately, with some careful planning, research and due diligence, there are several paths to financing and achieving your educational goals.
Federal Loans: Stafford and Perkins loans are just a couple of examples of federal assistance that students can apply for. Before looking into private loans, be sure to exhaust your federal options; it’s a less expensive alternative for all U.S. citizens, regardless of your income level.
Scholarships: There are a multitude of scholarships available to students who are looking to go back to school, especially students interested in the field of nursing. The more research you do and time you spend online, in the library or throughout your community, the better off you will be. There is also a great website that breaks down nursing scholarships by state.