For Atrium Health Teammates Enrolled or Accepted into Nursing School

The Career Development Center, Inside Up, RN Educational Assistance Program (formerly CNA to RN Scholarship) 2022 applications will be accepted Friday, May 13 – Friday, June 3, 2022.

Learn how to apply.

"I am honored and truly grateful to have been chosen for this program. Because of the support I received both financially and emotionally I was able to make one my dreams a reality. "  
Kristy Green, BSN, RN, Teammate Health 








What is the RN Educational Assistance Program?

The goal of this program is to (1) support internal advancement and improve financial well-being among teammates, particularly those living in opportunity areas within the Greater Charlotte Region, and (2) respond to organizational workforce needs. 

The target audience for this program is Atrium Health teammates who are currently working towards becoming a Registered Nurse (RN).  

The program provides up to three years of prepaid coverage of tuition, books and fees up to $14,000 per year, per student for a nursing program leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse.

The target audience for this program is Atrium Health teammates who are currently working towards becoming a Registered Nurse (RN).  

Other important program details:

  • Full or part-time teammates will be offered the flexibility to reduce worked hours in order to increase available time to meet academic requirements without a reduction in their current compensation and benefits
  • One year prior to graduation, participants will be eligible and expected to apply for a position in the New Graduate RN Residency Program, in one of the specialty tracks.
  • Upon RN licensure, continued employment at Atrium Health in an RN role for at least four consecutive years is expected.
  • Career Coaches and support will be available to program participants throughout nursing school
  • Ten teammates will be selected.
  • Watch this video to learn more about the Program.

Who is eligible to apply:

  • Greater Charlotte Region Teammates
  • Current full-time, part-time, or PRN Atrium Health teammates who have been employed continuously at Atrium Health for at least one year at time of scholarship application
  • Teammates who are enrolled or fully accepted (unconditional acceptance) into in an approved nursing program, leading to licensure as a Registered Nurse
  • In good standing at Atrium Health, with no written disciplinary action within the last 12 months 
  • An overall score of Meets or above on most recent annual Performance Review
  • Teammates with a gross income of $45,000/year or less
  • Teammates who live in any zip code may apply, however priority consideration will be given to applicants who have worked at Atrium Health for two or more years at time of scholarship application and are residents of opportunity area zip codes: 28205, 28206, 28208, 28212, 28216, and 28217
  • Endorsed by current leader to participate. A teammate application and Leader Endorsement are required (available June/July 2020). Applications will include a field to insert the leader’s email address. An automated message will be sent to the leader to complete their endorsement. Applications will be considered complete once the application and leader endorsement are received by the deadline

The Career Development Center is looking forward to expanding programs to other Atrium Health locations. We will continue to provide updates when we have new information. 

How to Apply

Apply for RN Educational Assistance Here!

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