MINNEAPOLIS--(BUSINESS WIRE)--As part of its ongoing effort to make higher education more affordable, Capella University (http://www.capella.edu), a regionally accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing high quality online degree programs for working adults, is offering a $2,500 grant opportunity for new nursing students who enroll in eligible Bachelor of Science in Nursing (BSN), Masters of Science in Nursing (MSN), or Doctorate of Nursing (DNP) programs. Because of Capella’s partnership with national nursing associations, members of the American Nurses Association (ANA) or the American Association of Diabetes Educators (AADE) will receive an additional $500, for a total of a $3,000 grant.
“This exciting grant opportunity will extend access to high-quality instruction for nurses seeking advanced education to meet the demands of a changing healthcare system based on the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report”
“This exciting grant opportunity will extend access to high-quality instruction for nurses seeking advanced education to meet the demands of a changing healthcare system based on the recommendations of the Institute of Medicine (IOM) report,” said Christy P. Davidson, DNP, RNC-OB, interim director of nursing at Capella University.
Capella’s health care faculty includes leaders of regional, national, and international health care organizations, in addition to the World Health Organization, the U.S. Department of Health, and other major hospital and health care systems.
The full listing of grants can be found at: http://www.capella.edu/tuition-financial-aid/scholarships-grants.
As of June 30, 2013, approximately 36,000 students were enrolled at Capella. The learning and career outcomes of Capella’s students and alumni can be found at www.capellaresults.org.
About Capella University
Capella University (www.capella.edu) is a regionally accredited online university* that has built its reputation by providing quality online degree programs for working adults. As of June 30, 2013, about 70 percent of Capella students are currently enrolled in master's or doctoral degree programs in business, counseling, education, health administration, homeland security, human resource management, human services, information technology, nonprofit management and leadership, nursing, psychology, public administration, public health, public safety, and social work. Capella also offers bachelor's degree programs in business, information technology, nursing, psychology, and public safety. Within those areas, Capella currently offers 144 graduate and undergraduate specializations and 22 certificate programs. Approximately 36,000 students were enrolled as of June 30, 2013, from all 50 states and 61 other countries. Capella is committed to providing high-caliber academic excellence and pursuing balanced business growth. Founded in 1993, Capella University is a wholly-owned subsidiary of Capella Education Company, headquartered in Minneapolis. For more information, please visit http://www.capella.edu or call 1.888.CAPELLA (227.3552).
*Capella University is accredited by The Higher Learning Commission and
is a member of the North Central Association of Colleges and Schools
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