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Monday, January 6, 2014

SU Nursing Offers CareFirst Graduate Student Scholarship

SALISBURY, MD---Salisbury University’s Nursing Department has been awarded $80,000 in scholarship funds from CareFirst BlueCross BlueShield (CareFirst) to support the education of a master’s-level nursing student who wishes to become a clinical educator.

This is the second time SU Nursing has received this prestigious scholarship, said Dr. Lisa Seldomridge, department chair. The CareFirst Project RN III Scholarship is a special program for nurses willing to make a commitment to begin graduate study in spring or fall 2014; complete the program in a timely manner; and teach in Maryland, Washington, D.C., or northern Virginia. CareFirst has committed over $1.2 million in education-related stipends to be awarded to master’s level nursing students over three-years.

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The Clinical Nurse Educator track at SU prepares graduate nurses to become educators in colleges/universities or health care settings. Graduates of this track are eligible to take the National League for Nursing (NLN) Certified Nurse Educator (CNE) exam.

For more information contact the Graduate Nursing Office at 410-543-6420 or ciboger@salisbury.edu.



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