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WGU Nevada Loves Nurses: Offering $50,000 in Scholarships

News Brief - 5/4/17

Nonprofit, online university celebrates National Nurses Week with scholarships for BSN, MSN, and MBA programs

LAS VEGAS — WGU Nevada is kicking of National Nurses Week by offering up to $50,000 in scholarships for nurses across the state who wish to pursue a bachelor’s or master’s degree program in its College of Health Professions.

Learn more about how WGU Nevada is giving back to nurses at and by following @WGUNevada on social media.

Each WGU Nevada Loves Nurses Scholarship is valued at up to $2,000—$500 per six-month term for up to four terms. New and enrolling students can apply for these scholarships now through June 30 at To be eligible, scholarship applicants must be officially admitted to WGU Nevada, complete the scholarship application, and be interviewed by a scholarship counselor.

While up to 100 scholarships will be awarded, recipients will be selected based on their academic records, financial need, and readiness for online study at WGU Nevada, among other considerations. WGU Nevada will also waive the $65 application fee for all scholarship applicants who apply by the scholarship deadline, just use the code: RNLOVE.

Designed to fit into the lives of busy working nurses, WGU Nevada's BSN, MSN, and MBA programs provide the knowledge, skills, and credentials employers seek. All WGU Nevada programs are competency-based, a model that measures learning rather than time spent in class. This allows health professionals to advance their careers without disrupting work or other obligations. Students complete their programs by studying on their own time and, once they are ready, proving what they have learned. Prior work experience and academic knowledge may enable students to accelerate through subject matter they already know, allowing them to save time and money.

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