Florida International University Nicole Wertheim College of Nursing & Health Sciences in Miami has received $25,000 in grants from the Dr. John T. Macdonald Foundation for the 2014-2015 academic year.
Five nursing students enrolled in the MSN program will each receive a $5,000, one-year scholarship to help with the cost of their nursing education through the foundations Nursing Scholarship Fund, according to a news release.
FIUs MSN program is designed to prepare professional nurses for roles as nurse practitioners through clinical concentrations in child health, adult gerontology, family health and psychiatric
FIUs graduate and undergraduate nursing programs excel at educating highly qualified nurses and leaders who are making a positive and lasting impact on our communities, and we gladly support these efforts, Kim Greene, LCSW, executive director for the foundation said in the release.
We are grateful for the foundations contributions over the years that have helped us advance our goal of preparing culturally competent nurse professionals, Ora L. Strickland, MSN, PhD, RN, FAAN, dean of the college, said in the release.