State makes changes to nursing scholarship fund to reach more NE students before deadline

17 May 2024


Guidelines for a scholarship fund for budding Nebraska nurses, which had not been tapped as anticipated, have been changed to reach more students before an impending deadline.

In 2022, the Nebraska Legislature directed $5 million in federal American Rescue Plan Act funds toward scholarships for students on short-term or accelerated nursing tracks. The idea, architects said, was to get needed public health workers into the field faster.

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