Education Loan Program
If you are a nursing student attending school in Santa Barbara, Ventura, or San Luis Obispo County, and currently enrolled in a Licensed Vocational Nurse (LVN), Associate Degree in Nursing (ADN), or Bachelor's Degree in Nursing (BSN) program, Cottage Health System can help you achieve your goal of advancement in the nursing profession. Through our Nursing Education Loan program you can obtain your next degree at little or no cost to yourself.
You may qualify to borrow up to:
• $3,000 for an LVN program
• $4,000 for an ADN program
• $6,000 for a BSN program
Your loan will be completely cancelled if, following graduation, you work at Cottage Health System for the following number of hours:
• 1,040 for loans up to $1,000
• 2,080 hours for loans up to $2,000
• 4,160 hours for loans up to $4,000
• 6,240 hours for loans up to $4,100 to $6,000
Application deadlines are December 1 for the Winter/Spring term and July 1 for the Fall term.
Call (805) 569-8970 for an application.
You may also pick up a loan application for any of our programs or inquire about our nursing education scholarship/loan program at Cottage Health System Human Resources at 2415 De la Vina Street, Santa Barbara, CA, 93105, or call (805) 569-8970.