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Advance to LPN Scholarship Program

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Achieve the Nursing Career of Your Dreams

BAYADA’s Advance to LPN Scholarship Program is meant to provide a supportive pathway for BAYADA caregivers to elevate their healthcare careers through obtaining their first nursing credential as a Licensed Practical Nurse or Registered Nurse. Please note, the program is not a nursing program itself but provides support while you are in a nursing school of your choice. The scholarship program will provide you with tuition expense support, your own success coach, and a job offer with the nation’s only accredited home care nurse residency program after graduation. Don’t miss this opportunity!

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Program Fact Sheet

Learn more about the Advance to LPN Program by reviewing our fact sheet linked below. 

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Application Window Open Until November 15!

Application windows for the program are open periodically and subject to available funding. We’re now accepting program applications until November 15, 2024. If you’re a BAYADA caregiver who is currently in nursing school, complete the interest form to get started today!

For caregivers residing in South Carolina, Massachusetts, or Arizona, there is a unique scholarship offer available and applications will be accepted throughout 2024.


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Please note: The Advance to LPN Program does not apply to our joint ventures offices or other entities managed by BAYADA Home Health Care. The Advance to LPN Program is available wherever there is a BAYADA Nurse Residency Program (NRP). The BAYADA Nurse Residency Program is not yet offered in Colorado, Hawaii, or Maryland. Therefore, the Advance to LPN Program is not yet available in Colorado, Hawaii, or Maryland.

Please also note, submitting the interest form or an email, or contacting your office is not considered an application to the program. You must complete the application process which is available only during the application window. Additionally, employment at BAYADA does not guarantee an application to the Advance to LPN Scholarship Program.

Graduating from Nursing School Soon?

Select BAYADA offices in South Carolina and Arizona only are offering an Advance to LPN Internship track to support nursing school students who will be graduating within three months or less. The internship track does not follow the eligibility or application process mentioned on this webpage. To learn more, read the Advance to LPN Internship Track Fact Sheet linked below, and if you meet the criteria, complete the interest form!

Read the internship track fact sheet

Am I Eligible?

Interested caregivers will be asked to complete an eligibility screening and must meet the following criteria before they can apply: 

  • Active employment at BAYADA employee with at least a 90-day tenure and a working history of at least 20 hours per month. 
  • Ability to maintain working at least 20 hours per month while in school. 
  • Enrolled in an LPN or RN program that qualifies you to apply for the state Board of Nursing examination for licensure (must be starting nursing classes within one month and graduating within six to 18 months). 
  • Obtaining firstnursing credential (not already an LPN/RN).
  • Availability to attend monthly 45-min coaching calls and quarterly 30-min virtual peer events. 
  • Ability to commit to BAYADA as a home care nurse for a period between one-to-two years post-graduation. 

How Do I Apply?

When an application window is open in your state, and you meet the eligibility criteria, follow these steps:

  1. Read the Advance to LPN Scholarship Program Fact Sheet linked here to ensure you understand the program and commitment.
  2. Complete the interest form linked below.
  3. You’ll be contacted by the program team to complete an eligibility screening call, attend a Nurse Residency Information Session, and speak with a Nurse Residency Campus Recruiter.
  4. If you meet all criteria, you’ll be sent a link to complete an application form online.
  5. We’ll contact your BAYADA office director for a recommendation.
  6. Your application and all supporting information will be submitted for scholarship committee review to determine an enrollment decision. 
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Start your career here and take it as far as you want to go!

BAYADA employees enjoy job security, caring, supportive teams, and the encouragement to grow into a broad choice of career paths that offer even better pay and more BAYADA scholarship and continuing education (CE) opportunities!

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The BAYADA Difference

What sets BAYADA apart from other home care agencies is our people. Our people have more than just the skills of a caregiver—they have the spirit of one, too!

We nurture that compassionate spirit and provide opportunities to grow and connect with clients and the wider community. Even when working in the home, our employees feel the presence of their office teammates with them. Whether they are answering a clinical question or checking in to see how the shift went, the office team is just a text or call away.

At BAYADA, our employees are our greatest asset. When they feel exceptionally cared for, they can give exceptional care to their clients—and that's what home care is all about.

Now more than ever, BAYADA can help you achieve your educational and career goals by combining our Presidential Scholarship with the Advance to LPN scholarship program. All caregivers may apply for The Presidential Scholarship, which provides up to an additional $2,000/year in tuition assistance.

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