HRSA Scholarship for Disadvantaged Student Department of Nursing William Paterson University Award Application The William Paterson University Department of Nursing has received the Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students grant, a five-year, $3.25 million grant through the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The grant aims to increase the health care workforce diversity in primary care throughout rural and urban communities. Annually, $650,000 will be used for scholarships for full-time undergraduate students who are enrolled in the nursing major. Scholarships are awarded to students who meet the HRSA guidelines for disadvantaged backgrounds. To apply students must complete 1. Application form https://wpunj.qualtrics.com/jfe/form/SV_42cAzrSudiKD8pv 2. Complete an essay of 250 words indicating their interest to work as a primary care nurse in a medically underserved community and email to firstname.lastname@example.org 3. Have a completed FAFSA application submitted to financial Aid office for the academic year About the scholarship This Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students program is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services as part of an award totaling $3.25 million with zero percent financed with nongovernmental sources.