July 8, 2013

Certified Background.com / AACN Scholarship Programme for Nursing students

Certified Background.com / AACN Scholarship Programme for Nursing students

Course(s) Offered: Nursing
Course Level: Undergraduate (Baccalaureate), Graduate (masters, PhD)
Provider: Certified Background.com, AACN
Country to Study in: USA

Scholarship Description
The only Web resource dedicated to matching graduates of baccalaureate and graduate degree programs in nursing with employers that value their education.

This online directory features employers nationwide who are looking to recruit nurses with baccalaureate, master’s and doctoral degrees. These employers acknowledge that nurses with higher levels of education bring unique skills to the practice setting.

Eligibility
To be eligible:
  1. Be admitted or enrolled in a baccalaureate or higher degree nursing program at an AACN member institution.
  2. Maintain at least a 3.2 grade point average in current program or at last school attended.
  3. Be enrolled at a school affiliated with CertifiedBackground.com OR have submitted your application to a nursing school through NursingCAS
Eligible groups
Citizens of any country, attending schools affiliated with CertifiedBackground.com or NursingCAS.

Participating Institutions
Eligible applicants must be admitted or enrolled in a nursing school affiliated with CertifiedBackground.com or have submitted an application through nursing’s centralized application service, NursingCAS (see below).

Fields of study
Nursing science and related fields

Number of awards
Two $5,000 scholarships will be distributed to top nursing school applicants four times each year.

Scholarship benefits
Through 2015, CertifiedBackground.com will award eight student scholarships a year, worth $5,000 each, totaling $200,000 over five years.

Method of Application
Eligible applicants must have submitted an application through nursing’s centralized application service, NursingCAS. Applicants must be admitted or enrolled in a nursing school affiliated with CertifiedBackground.com

DEADLINES:
The deadline dates for application are January 31, April 30, July 31 and October 31 each year

Application Deadline: 31 Jan / 30 Apr / 31 Jul /31 Oct 2013
Open for International Students: Yes

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