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Norton Healthcare Scholars Program offers up to $40,000 in tuition assistance for eligible programs.

Receive up to $40,000 in tuition assistance for eligible bachelor's or master's degrees in registered nursing, respiratory therapy or laboratory sciences through the Norton Healthcare Scholars Program.

Bellarmine University has partnered with Norton Healthcare to increase tuition assistance for students seeking degrees in healthcare fields with particularly high workforce needs. The Norton Healthcare Scholars Program offers up to $40,000 in registered nursing, respiratory therapy and laboratory sciences.

A post-graduation work commitment is required. The length of the commitment is based on the amount of tuition assistance the program scholar received. Incoming and current Bellarmine students who are interested in pursuing a clinical degree are encouraged to apply.

Licensed practical nurses or medical laboratory technicians employed with Norton Healthcare may also receive tuition assistance to advance clinical credentials in their current area of work. 

Bellarmine healthcare programs are regionally renowned for producing highly professional caregivers. Bellarmine students far surpass national averages for licensure exams in fields like nursing, which has a 94 percent first-time pass rate on the NCLEX-RN exam. College Choice and Intelligent.com both rank Bellarmine’s Respiratory Therapy degree as the best in the nation.