Wednesday, December 27, 2006

Navy Nurse Accession Bonus

The Navy's Fiscal Year 2007 Nurse Officer Accession Bonus is a tiered accession bonus used as a recruiting incentive to attract qualified applicants to join the Navy Nurse Corps. It is available to newly appointed direct accession Nurse Corps Officers reporting to active duty. Accession bonus authorized is $15,000 for a three-year active duty service obligation (ADO) and $25,000 for a four-year ADO.
Eligibility Requirements

a. Be a graduate of a school of nursing accredited by the National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission (NLNAC) or the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE) that conferred a Baccalaureate or advanced nursing degree.

b. Be qualified to hold an appointment as a commissioned officer

c. Execute a written agreement to accept a commission as an officer of the Nurse Corps of the Navy and to serve on active duty for a period of not less than 3 years for the $15,000 accession bonus and 4 years for the $25,000 accession bonus.

d. Not have received financial assistance from the Department of Defense while pursuing a Baccalaureate degree in Nursing.

e. Obtain and maintain a license as a registered nurse.

Complete eligibility and administrative procedures are available on the Navy Medical Special Pays Web site.

blog counter