The Knowledge Program at Baptist Health Louisville

Fund your future through the Knowledge Program

The Knowledge Program at Baptist Health Louisville provides funding for students majoring in:

  • RN Nursing (BSN only)

General information

The program provides:

  • Up to $5,000 per year for traditional students 
  • Up to $15,000 for accelerated students 
  • First RN degree only 
  • Nursing educational assistance is figured based on tuition 
  • Distributions are made every six months 
  • Current and non-current employees are eligible for assistance 
  • For every $2,500 given in assistance, a six-month commitment of employment as a full-time employee is required upon graduation 
  • Due to IRS rules and regulations, there is a tax liability to the individual when a loan is “forgiven” under this agreement. Loan monies provided to the recipient are taxed through regular payroll processing when they begin work as a Registered Nurse. 
  • This program is based upon availability of funds and is subject to review on a regular basis. This program can be discontinued at any time.

Application criteria

The following criteria must be completed for consideration in the Baptist Health Knowledge Program:

  • Application deadline: October 12, 2018 
  • Completion of the online application through the career portal 
  • All students must complete all pre-requisites and be accepted into a Bachelors of Science in Nursing program of study to apply 
  • An acceptance letter must be provided unless actively enrolled in upper-division courses 
  • Minimum 3.0 GPA 
  • Official transcript must be submitted 
  • Two letters of reference (one from a classroom or clinical instructor and one from an employer). 
  • Statement of why you are pursuing a healthcare career and why you need assistance 
  • Internal candidates must be in good standing regarding performance and attendance

All required materials should be sent to:

Baptist Health Louisville
Attn: Human Resources Knowledge Program
4000 Kresge Way
Louisville, KY 40207
Fax: 502.897.8825

For additional information, please contact:

Human Resources
Office: 502.897.8822