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Valdosta State University Receives Grant Funding for Nursing Majors

Valdosta State University
Posted at 6:05 PM, Oct 20, 2014
and last updated 2014-10-20 18:05:00-04

Valdosta, GA (WTXL)-- Valdosta State University is selected, once again, as 1 of 52 schools to receive grant funding from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation.

The school announced today it will receive $50,000 to support students who are making a career switch and pursuing a nursing degree at the College of Nursing and Health Sciences.

The school was also awarded the grant in the 2013-2014 academic year.

The program, called the Accelerated Bachelor of Science in Nursing major lasts 15 months.

Five students will be awarded the $10,000 scholarships in May 2015.

This year, 400 scholarships were awarded by the foundation nationwide.