Kaiser doles out nursing grants

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Seven Glendale Community College nursing students received a combined $11,000 in scholarships from Kaiser Permanente, the health provider announced.

The students were Mariana Aguero, Andrew Braga, Brittany Donofrio, Matthew Li, Reena Patel, Liza Schmit and Monika Talley. The money was to to help “ease the tuition increase and complete their nursing education,” according the announcement.

Kaiser Permanente said they were among 145 nursing students from 46 Southern California colleges and universities that have been granted a total of $256,500 in scholarships.

Need-based scholarships from $2,000 to $2,500 were awarded in the categories of Nursing as a Second Career, Underrepresented Groups in Nursing, Academic Excellence (3.9+ GPA), Graduate Studies and scholarships to students from schools with a Kaiser Permanente clinical affiliation.

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Written by Jason Wells

November 30, 2009 at 10:25 am

Posted in Education, health

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