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Army Medical Corps

Learn more about the generous benefits that are available to health care professionals who become officers in the U.S. Army and the U.S. Army Reserve.

Army Medicine
Army Nurse Corps

ACTIVE NURSE CORPS PROGRAM

ARMY NURSE CANDIDATE PROGRAM

This program is open to undergraduate students pursuing a Bachelor of Nursing from an accredited nursing program. It provides:

  • A $5,000 bonus when you begin the program, plus a $5,000 bonus at graduation
  • A monthly stipend of $1,000 during the months you are enrolled in a full-time Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education– or National League for Nursing– accredited nursing program

Eligibility requirements:

  • Bachelor of Science degree must be completed within 6 to 24 months from an accredited school
  • Passage of the NCLEX-RN examination is necessary prior to commissioning as an Army Nurse Corps officer
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Prior enlisted Army Soldiers must have completed all mandatory service obligations and have less than 10 years active federal service at time of commissioning

RESERVE NURSE CORPS PROGRAMS

SPECIALIZED TRAINING ASSISTANCE PROGRAM 

This program is open to associate degree/diploma nurses currently enrolled in an accredited Bachelor of Nursing program. Recipients receive a monthly stipend of more than $2,000.

Participants incur a one-year obligation to serve in the Army Reserve for each six months or less of financial assistance.

NURSING OPPORTUNITIES FOR SERVICE MEMBERS

AMEDD ENLISTED COMMISSIONING PROGRAM 

Active or Reserve Army enlisted Soldiers are eligible to attend college full-time to complete a Bachelor of Nursing. This program provides:

  • Up to $9,000 per academic year for tuition
  • Up to $1,000 per academic year for books
  • Full pay and allowances, including eligibility for promotions

Eligibility requirements:

  • Able to meet prescribed medical and moral standards for appointment as a commissioned officer
  • U.S. citizenship
  • Be between 21–41 years of age at date of commission
  • Be in the grade of E-4 or above (nonwaiverable). Have a minimum of three years (waiverable) and a maximum of 12 years (nonwaiverable) of active federal service at time of commissioning
  • Be able to complete a Bachelor's of Nursing degree within 24 calendar months of enrollment. GT score of 110 or above (non-waiverable). SAT scores within the last 5 years. 450 Verbal and 450 Math. GPA of 3.0 or above.