New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Program

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MidAmerica Nazarene University School of Professional & Graduate Studies

 
Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Scholarship Award Recipients at MidAmerica Nazarene UniversityMNU's Spring 2014 RWJF Scholars left to right: Aaron Kemmling, Kyle White, Paden Shaffer, Vanessa Shulte, Matt Tucker.

In 2008, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) joined with the American Association of Colleges of Nursing (AACN) to create the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing (NCIN) Program in an initiative to alleviate the nationwide nursing shortage and increase diversity within the nursing profession. 

Through grants to selected schools of nursing, the NCIN program provided scholarship funding to college graduates with degrees in other fields who wish to transition into nursing [hence, "new careers in nursing"] through an accelerated bachelor's or master's degree nursing program. Launched as a three-year program, the NCIN program supported a total of 500 or more one-time scholarships at $10,000 each, with funding going to selected schools of nursing. Between 2009 and 2014, MidAmerica Nazarene University received a total of $600,000 in scholarship support from RJWF’s NCIN program to support its Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing (ABSN) program. This prestigious scholarship program helped 60 MNU students considered underrepresented in nursing fulfil their dreams of becoming a nurse.

The Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing scholarship program ended in 2014. The last round of NCIN scholarship funds were awarded to MNU students in October, 2014.

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