Missouri Professional and Practical Nursing Student Loan Program

Who qualifies?

  • Graduate
  • Undergraduate


Need-based loan


  • Missouri residency
  • Full-time enrollment in a Missouri institution
  • Acceptance or enrollment in a nursing program approved by the Missouri State Board of Nursing for participation
  • 2.5 minimum grade point average, if already enrolled

Special considerations

  • Priority is given to members of underrepresented minority groups, residents of underserved areas and previous Professional and Practical Nursing Student Loan recipients.
  • Doctoral students in nursing or nursing education may qualify with part-time enrollment.

Maximum amount

  • $2,500 for LPN students
  • $5,000 for professional nursing students (Diploma, ADN, BSN, MSN, APN, DNP)