Mountain Health Network Nursing Tuition Assistance Award Program

Nursing is an incredibly rewarding  and in-demand career. But the cost of a nursing education can often be an obstacle for students wishing to become a nurse. To help more students have the opportunity to fulfill their career dreams, Mountain Health Network (MHN) is launching a nursing tuition assistance award program to help students pay for nursing school.

What is the MHN Nursing Tuition Assistance Award Program?

The program awards tuition and expenses covering nursing courses, books, resources and fees to selected students admitted to St. Mary’s School of Nursing 


Up to $5,000 per semester for four semesters to selected students admitted to another participating nursing school.

What do I need to do to qualify?
  • Have a 2.5 overall GPA 
  • Agree to work as a registered nurse at Cabell Huntington Hospital or St. Mary’s Medical Center for five years, upon graduation.
Are there requirements for remaining in the program?

Yes. You will need to maintain an overall 2.0 GPA to remain in the program.

What nursing schools are participating?
Who is eligible?
  • Graduating high school students accepted into a participating nursing school
  • Students already enrolled in and attending nursing school
How do I apply?

Students should fill out the application form and follow the instructions listed for submission. Students will also need to follow the scholarship application guidelines and deadlines for their selected nursing school.

Where do I get more information?

To find out more about the St. Mary's School of Nursing, contact Dr. Joey Trader at 304.526.1416 or To learn more about the tuition assistance program, contact Chris Mokas at

You can also view Frequently Asked Questions regarding the program here.