HOUSTON, March 13, 2018 /PRNewswire-PRWeb/ -- Nursing.org, a college planning website that helps nursing students
The winner of the Bridging Your Career: The RN to BSN Scholarship is Jessica Wallinski. This $500 prize is reserved for a registered nurse enrolled in an RN to BSN program, and is awarded to the nurse who best represents the Institute of Medicine's model for a BSN-educated professional who recognizes how increased education leads to improved patient outcomes. Jessica plans on earning a MSN/MBA dual degree and wants to pursue an executive leadership role in nursing.
Nursing.org's Nurses First Scholarship winner is Thelma Jerome. This $1,000 scholarship is awarded to an outstanding nursing student who demonstrates a dedication to nursing's evolving role in the healthcare system, the drive to make nursing a lifelong career, and a commitment to outstanding patient care. "As a woman who is sensitive to the needs of those who come from underprivileged backgrounds, I am confident that I can empower those to cope with lifetime health challenges," Jerome said.
William Ahern is the winner of the Breaking Barriers: Scholarship for Men in Nursing. This $500 scholarship is awarded to a male nursing student who exhibits outstanding character, confidence, and ability in nursing. Ahern worked at Emory Healthcare for two-and-a-half years in health administration before pursuing his dream of becoming a nurse.
"This is one of the most talented bunch of applicants we've ever received, and these winners are the best of the best," said director Ryan Michaels. "All three recipients have a heart to help those in need."
Additional information and instructions on applying for future Nursing.org scholarships can be found here: https://www.nursing.org/scholarships/.
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