Project LINC

Project LINC is a career development program that offers educational opportunities to JPS Health Network employees interested in pursuing careers in nursing or other health-related  job fields. Project LINC offers academic support and guidance as well as the financial assistance necessary to enable our employees to realize their educational and career goals.

  • correctional_health_2Must be a current full-time JPS employee with a minimum of one year of service
  • Must have applied for financial aid from at least one other source
  • Must be accepted into a school of choice and be able to furnish letter of acceptance
  • Complete Project LINC application, pre-entrance exam and interview if indicated
  • Have demonstrated work performance at or above standards for all criteria
  • Have no recorded instance of reprimand or suspension within the last 12 months
  • Agree to work for JPS for a specified period of time upon graduation as per a signed contract

How does Project LINC benefit students?

  • Assist students with tuition, books & most fees while in school
  • Allow students to attend school full-time while working
  • Work a minimum of 20 hrs and a maximum of 24 hrs and get paid for up to 32 hrs
  • Maintain full-time benefits/eligibility including health care options, medical/dental, long term disability, and continued paid time off accrual (for actual hrs worked)

Project LINC students will have access to: 

  • Financial support
  • Mentoring
  • Educational assistance such as study and test-taking skills

Programs eligible for LINC Applications

  • LVN to RN
  • ADN to BSN
  • Other programs may be eligible