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Section 3:  Education and Training Assistance - A Guide to Healthcare Occupations in Maryland - Military Personnel and Spouses Relocating to Maryland - PROVET

 

Local Hospitals' Educational Assistance Programs

Different hospitals offer a variety of tuition reimbursement programs. Program requirements vary depending on hospital regulations.

The table below provides a sample of benefits offered by major local hospitals. Please contact the hospital to gather more information. The Maryland Hospital Association's website has contact information for all local hospitals.

 

Hospital Name

Benefits

Calvert Memorial Hospital

 Tuition reimbursement

  • Must have been employed at least six (6) months
  • Undergraduate work - up to $1,000 reimbursed per calendar year
  • Graduate work - up to $3,000 reimbursed per calendar year
  • Only two (2) classes per semester
  • The hospital pays 50% of cost at time of enrollment in the class

Calvert Memorial Hospital Foundation Healthcare scholarships

  • Open to all local residents studying healthcare
  • Must be accepted as full-time student
  • Must lead to licensure as a healthcare professional

Calvert Memorial Hospital scholarships

  • Same as above, except required repayment or employment with Calvert Memorial Hospital
Johns Hopkins Hospital

Tuition Assistance

  • Must have been employed for at least 60 days
  • Employment of 40 hr/week - 100% tuition reimbursement
  • Employment of 30-39 hr/week - 75% reimbursement
  • Employment of 20-29 hr/week - 50% reimbursement
  • Up to 18 credits per academic year will be reimbursed
  • Course work must lead to licensure, degree, and/or meet the criteria of business necessity or operational necessity

Tuition advance

  • All bargaining unit represented employees
  • All non-represented employees earning less than $25,000
  • All advancements must be re-paid

Clinical Advancement Program. A unique program that gives you the chance to sharpen your clinical expertise at the same time that your progress is rewarded financially.

More info at Johns Hopkins Nursing

St. Mary's Hospital

Tuition Assistance

  • Must have been employed for at least 1,040 hours, at least 32 hours per pay period.
  • Up to $1,000 reimbursed per calendar year
  • Reimbursed upon successful course completion
  • Reimburse costs of certification exams
  • Offer full scholarship for nursing and other critical positions (x-ray, respiratory therapists, physical therapists, and coders)
Northwest Hospital Center

Tuition Assistance

  • Must have been employed for at least 30 days
  • Full-time employees - up to $2,500 reimbursed per year
  • Full-time employees pursuing Nursing, Radiology, and other positions considered critically short - up to $4,000 reimbursed per year
  • Part-time employees are eligible for one-half of the above annual amounts
  • Over 3 years of service - tuition paid at the start of the course
  • Less than 3 years of service - reimbursement upon successful course completion (C or better)
  • Veterans will be reimbursed only costs not covered by the Montgomery GI Bill benefits
  • Minimum commitment of 6 months of employment following completion of the course for which reimbursement was paid

Scholarship Fund

Advance tuition monies to employees with at least one full year of employment and working at least 32 hours per pay period pursuing education or training in preparation for advancement in a critically short position.

Sinai Hospital

Tuition Assistance

  • Full-time employee - up to $2,500 in a 12-month backward rolling period
  • Part-time employees - the above amount is pro-rated
  • Over 1 year of service - tuition paid directly to school
  • Less than 1 year of service - reimbursement upon successful course completion (C or better)
  • RN, BSN, or MSN courses - minimum 12 months employment over 20 hr/wk following course completion
  • Non RN, BSN, or MSN courses - minimum 6 months employment over 20 hr/wk following course completion

Sinai offers a number of educational programs, from basic tuition reimbursement available to all full time employees to educational grants of up to $10,000 for targeted specialties.

 

Section 4.  Government Programs

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