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Native nursing students to receive full scholarships


Last updated 8/6/2020 at 11:24am

MSU/Kelly Gorham

A student in the MSU College of Nursing Caring for Our Own program practices with a fellow student in a simulation lab.

BOZEMAN, Mont.-American Indian and Alaska Native students in the Montana State University College of Nursing will have more opportunities to earn scholarships thanks to a new $2.5 million grant.

The funding will be used for Montana Advantage Nursing Scholarships, which aim to keep American Indian and Alaska Native students in school and increase their graduation rates. The grant, from the Health Resources and Services Administration of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, will be distributed over five years.

Laura Larsson, professor in the College of Nursing and director of a p...

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