Educational Programs for Nursing

The Fund provides tuition sponsorship, counseling, tutoring and other academic supportive services to eligible 1199SEIU members who want to become RNs and LPNs.

RN

If you have recently been accepted to or are currently in the clinical phase of an accredited nursing program and have a GPA of at least 2.5, you may be eligible to receive tuition sponsorship.

If you are already enrolled in an RN program and have a GPA of at least 2.5, you may be eligible for the Accelerated Degree Program which covers up to 9 credits per semester rather than the standard six.

LPN

If you are currently attending or have recently been accepted to an LPN program you must contact an Admissions Counselor to determine eligibility to receive tuition sponsorship.

For further information, please contact an Educational Counselor at (212) 643-9340.