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Financial Aid

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REACH Loans
Scholarships
Employee Tuition Reimbursement
Drexel University Online Tuition Reduction
Accredited Educational Institutions Located in Indiana

REACH Loans

A limited number of REACH Loans may be available for students who have been accepted into one of the Health Sciences Education Programs offered by IU Health. Loan information and applications are provided to the students in the program acceptance packets. Availability of the loans varies each year based on a variety of criteria determined by IU Health.

In Nursing, a limited number of REACH Loans are available to Patient Care Intern (formerly known as Student Nurse Externs—SNE) and Licensed Practical Nurses (LPNs) who are currently working at IU Health. Learn more about eligibility and application information for LPN or Patient Care Intern.

All REACH loans require a signed commitment to work for IU Health for a specified period of time upon graduation from their professional program.

Scholarships

Methodist Task Core Nursing Scholarships — The Methodist Foundation Task Core Nurses Continuing Education Committee is responsible for studying the needs for funding continuing education for Methodist Hospital employees who are seeking practical, undergraduate, or graduate nursing education.

Each April, The Methodist Hospital Task Core awards scholarships to Methodist Hospital employees interested in furthering their education in nursing who apply and meet the established criteria. Brochures about the application process are available each January, through the Methodist Health Foundation and Methodist Hospital Task Core at 1800 North Capitol, Noyes Pavilion, 6th Floor. You may also request a brochure by email or by mailing a request to PO Box 7168, Indianapolis, IN 46207-7168. For more information about the Methodist Hospital Task Core Nursing Scholarships, please email Jane Manning, Chair of the Nurses Continuing Education Committee.

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Employee Tuition Reimbursement

IU Health believes in investing in its employees and helps them financially to succeed.

If you are a full-time or part-time employee, special weekend program employee or resource pool nurse at commitment Level I (24 – 40 hours/week) employee, you may be eligible for financial assistance when you also attend college and take undergraduate or graduate courses related to your job, potential future IU Health advancement or designated health careers.

Read the tuition reimbursement policy (login authentication and password required).

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Drexel University Online Tuition Reduction

IU Health is partnering with Drexel University Online to offer IU Health employees and members of their immediate family a 10 – 25 precent tuition reduction when advancing their education through one of Drexel's fully-accredited online degree or certificate programs.

According to U.S. News & World Report, Drexel has one of the 10 largest online graduate nursing programs in the country. Drexel's College of Nursing and Health Professions provides a convenient online format that complements the busy schedule of healthcare professionals. Online students will learn from the same distinguished faculty and receive the same reputable Drexel University degree as an on-campus student—without any career interruption.

Partnership Benefits

  • 10 – 25% tuition reduction for IU Health employees and immediate family
  • NLN & CCNE accredited nursing programs
  • Coursework and materials at your fingertips 24/7

Available Programs

  • RN-BSN & RN-BSN-MSN
  • MSN in Nursing Leadership in Health Systems Management
  • MSN in Nursing Education & Faculty Role
  • Certificate in Medical Billing & Coding

Visit www.drexel.com/iuhealth for a full program list, partnership details and to complete an application—there's no fee to apply. Enter the partner code "IUHEALTH" to ensure receiving the tuition reduction. Or for more information, contact IU Health's partnership liaison:

Lauren Gardner
Business Development Representative
Drexel University Online
215.571.3880

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Accredited Educational Institutions in Indiana

Indiana University partners with many educational institutions to enhance educational opportunities for IU Health employees. See the list of accepted accredited educational institutions that meet IU Health's requirements.

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