Mon Health Scholars Program

Mon HealthA new partnership between Fairmont State University’s School of Nursing and Mon Health Systems, Inc. offers traditional ASN, BSN and LPN to ASN students a scholarship and the promise of employment with Mon Health System.

The Mon Health Scholars Program brings together the rigor of the Fairmont State School of Nursing academic programs and the clinical expertise available at Mon Health System.

 

How does it work?

Under the agreement, students in the Mon Health Scholars Program cohort will earn their ASN or BSN at Fairmont State University School of Nursing, fulfill the majority of their clinical rotations within Mon Health System, and, following graduation, are guaranteed employment within the health system.

The scholarship also provides financial support that can include tuition, textbooks, and academic fees.

Who may apply?

The Fairmont State University School of Nursing requires that students interested in the Mon Health Scholars Program complete the school’s regular admissions process. Once admitted to the nursing program, students will be provided information about the Mon Health Scholars Program; an additional application is required.

Mon Health System will have the discretion in selecting the scholarship award recipients. Mon Health Scholars will be admitted each Fall and Spring Semester. They will be recognized and pinned with a Mon Health System insignia during Fairmont State’s White Coat Ceremony.

Applicant Criteria

To apply for the Mon Health Scholar Program the applicant must:

  • Have a college cumulative GPA of 2.0. If the student has less than 12 credits of college coursework, a high school GPA of 3.0 is required
  • Be a resident of West Virginia, Pennsylvania, or Maryland
  • Already be admitted to the School of Nursing at Fairmont State University

How to Apply for the Mon Health Scholar Program

  • Complete the online Mon Health Scholar Application (available on the Fairmont State University School of Nursing website under Mon Health Scholars Program)
  • Submit college transcript
  • Submit letter of admission to Fairmont State University's School of Nursing ASN or BSN Program, if beginning their first semester of the nursing program.

The application will be submitted to:
Lotoya Henry-Ojugbana
Director Talent Acquisition
Phone: (304) 598-1412
Email: henrylo@monhealthsys.org

For more information, please review the Mon Health Scholars Frequently Asked Questions page.