BestNursingDegree.com Offers $7,500 in 'Back to School' Nursing Scholarships

BestNursingDegree.com will award three scholarships of $2,500 each to qualified students enrolling in traditional or online nursing programs.

Mar 01, 2011, 10:03 ET from BestNursingDegree.com

CAMBRIDGE, Mass., March 1, 2011 /PRNewswire/ -- The second annual BestNursingDegree.com "Back to School" nursing scholarship program is now accepting applications.  BestNursingDegree.com is a comprehensive online nursing education resource, which helps connect students with the nursing degrees they need to fulfill their career goals.

With a nursing shortage looming, the scholarships are meant to encourage those not in nursing to enter the field, and those already in nursing to pursue further education.  Scholarships of $2,500 each will be awarded to:

  • One qualified ADN-prepared nurse enrolled in an RN to BSN program
  • One qualified nurse enrolled in a Master's or DNP/PhD in Nursing program
  • One qualified non-nurse enrolled in a Second Degree BSN or Direct Entry MSN program

Applicants can get more information by going to www.bestnursingdegree.com/scholarship/. The scholarships are administered by Scholarship America, the nation's leading administrator of private scholarships.

In 2010, BestNursingDegree.com awarded two scholarships of $2,500 each. The recipients, selected from over 600 applicants, were chosen on the basis of academic achievements, extracurricular activities and more.

About BestNursingDegree.com:

BestNursingDegree.com, based in Cambridge, MA, strives to be the most comprehensive nursing education resource on the Web.  Its directory includes more than 7,700 on-campus and online nursing degree programs from more than 2,300 schools across the United States. The website also features expert articles, interviews and career information.

Press Contact:

Jane Dashevsky

617.401.2393

Jane@bestnursingdegree.com



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