Clinical Scholar Program

Our Clinical Scholar Program is an innovative scholarship opportunity for talented nursing students entering their final semester of nursing school. The program is for University of Maryland and Stevenson University students. Students selected for the program will be offered an RN position upon successful completion of the program and NCLEX. The scholar will complete their senior practicum on the unit of hire.

Program requirements are on the application below.

Practicum to Practice Program (P3)

P3 offers nursing students an opportunity to select a 1:1 senior practicum placement if they interview for and accept their first job as a clinical nurse on the practicum unit, prior to the start of the practicum.


  • Must be an entry-into-practice student in entering their final semester of study
  • Must maintain a GPA of 2.75 or greater
  • Must not have a job commitment to another hospital

For information and participating schools go to P3 Portal

Student Nurse Externship Program

For nursing students ready to enhance their clinical competence and prepare for the challenging role ahead, UMMC's Student Nurse Externship Program offers the in-depth training that can put your career on the fast track. This is a paid ten week summer program that typically runs from the first week of June through the first week of August. You will work one-on-one with a nurse preceptor, attend education classes, present a poster project at the end of the program and keep bi-weekly journals.

To be considered, all students must be an ADN, BSN, or CNL candidate with a GPA of 3.0 or higher and graduating in December of the application year or the following May. You must have completed the Basic Fundamentals and Health Assessment courses as well as Adult Health (or equivalent) and hold CNA licensure for the state of Maryland. The application deadline is the second week of December for the following summer's program (see actual due date on the Student Nurse Externship application). You must be available to work 36 hours per week during the summer months. All applicants must be Maryland state residents.

Program requirements are on the application below:

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