Charleston ( Frd Scholarship News ): West Virginia Center is most and well reputed center, now it has announced Scholarships for Nursing announced today that 224 students will receive funds totaling $422,000 as part of the Nursing Scholarship Program 2017. That Scholarships Programs 2017, which is administered by the West Virginia Center for Nursing in conjunction with the West Virginia Higher Education Policy Commission (HEPC), helps licensed practical, registered, master’s and doctoral nursing students pursue their degrees.
As per statement of Dr. Paul Hill, Chancellor of the HEPC “The Virginia Center for Nursing plays a crucial role in helping address our state’s need for healthcare providers,” “This Scholarship is an example of our efforts to directly align our Higher Education initiatives to support workforce development. I am so pleased that we are able to assist these students in fulfilling their dreams for pursuing a meaningful and in-demand career in West Virginia.”
For this Scholarship, there are large number of students receiving funds has increased exponentially from last August, when 76 students were presented with the award. Drema Pierson, (MSN, MBA, RN) Administrator for the Center for Nursing, attributed the increase to better promotion of the scholarship and the introduction of an online application that simplified and streamlined the application process.