Supporting Nursing Education

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Owensboro Health can make it easier for you to become a nurse and sharpen your skills. Turn to us to for hands-on educational opportunities and financial assistance.

Educational Assistance Program

If you’ve been accepted into an accredited, pre-licensure nursing program, review the program guidelines and apply for the Educational Assistance Program that helps pay for your tuition, books and other school-related expenses.

For each semester you participate in the Educational Assistance Program, you commit to working six months full-time as a Registered Nurse at Owensboro Health after graduation. 

Apply by September 1 for Fall semester assistance and January 1 for Spring semester assistance.

Download Program Guidelines and Application

Last Semester Tuition Reimbursement

New graduates who accept a full-time Registered Nurse position with Owensboro Health may qualify for up to $2,500.00 in reimbursement for tuition and licensure fees associated with their final semester of nursing school. In order to receive reimbursement, you must apply within 6 months of obtaining your nursing degree from an accredited nursing program.

For more information, please e-mail the Recruitment Team at

*Education Benefits and Educational Assistance Program recipients may be eligible for a prorated amount.

Nursing Residency

If you’re a new graduate in your first year working at Owensboro Health, our nurse residency program provides you with six weekly training sessions with your peers. You’ll develop skills in and gain knowledge about a variety of medical departments.

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