Genesis Nursing Scholarship applications now available


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Posted Online: Feb. 06, 2013, 10:19 am
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Press release submitted by Genesis Health System Foundation



DAVENPORT, Iowa – Feb. 5, 2013 -- The Genesis Health System Foundation has announced applications for BSN and MSN degree completion scholarships are now available online.

This year, the award has increased from $2,000 to $2,500 for each degree completion scholarship for current Genesis nurses.

Applications for scholarships to current full-time nursing students are also available, and are awarded in the form of a forgivable loan based upon subsequent employment with Genesis Health System.

In 2012, the Genesis Health System Foundation awarded more than 40 degree completion scholarships to nurses employed at Genesis valued at more than $80,000.

Applications for the scholarships are due on or before March 25, 2013. Scholarship recipients will be announced in early May.

Scholarship applications can be found at the Genesis Health System website, www.genesishealth.com/scholarships.

For more information, call the Genesis Health Services Foundation office at (563) 421-6864.


















 



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