College of Nursing

Graduate Funding

The University of Toledo College of Nursing is pleased to offer support for students seeking graduate degrees in our college. 

Graduate Assistantships
Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP)
Nurse Education Funds Inc.
UToledo Graduate School

Graduate Assistantships

The College of Nursing offers Graduate Assistantships (GAs) to promising scholars enrolled in full-time graduate study and in good standing in the College of Nursing. These assistantships include tuition remission for full-time, in-state graduate study plus a monthly stipend.

In return for this tuition and stipend support, GAs dedicate a commensurate amount of time to supporting the scholarly mission of the College of Nursing. In exchange for full-time tuition and maximum stipend, GAs are expected to dedicate 20 hours per week in service to the college. This service may include:

  • Assisting faculty with data collection, data input and analysis
  • Writing drafts of abstracts, proposals and manuscripts
  • Completing literature reviews
  • Constructing posters and presentations, and
  • Supporting various teaching activities of the faculty.

The term of these positions are September 1 – May 30, and positions may be renewable for up to three years. The application deadline for the September 1 start date is May. Apply today online.


Eileen Walsh, Ph.D., APRN, RN-BC, FAHA

  Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP)

The Nurse Education Assistance Loan Program (NEALP) provides financial assistance to Ohio students enrolled (or accepted for enrollment) for at least half-time study in an approved Ohio nurse education program. NEALP provides funding for nurses who intend to serve as instructors or students who intend to serve as nurses after graduation.


  Nurse Education Funds Inc.

Nurse Education Funds Inc. is an independent, nonprofit organization which grants scholarships to registered nurses by raising contributions from corporations, foundations, nurses and individuals interested in the advancement of nursing. Nurse Education Fund Scholarships are given for a full academic year and are non-renewable.

Completed applications, including all support material, must be received online no later than February 1. NEF scholarships are competitive. The number of awards and the amount of each depend upon available funds. There is a small, non-refundable processing fee of $20 for each application.


University Graduate School.

Additional sources of funding are available through UToledo's graduate school. For more information, visit:


Last Updated: 11/17/20