Georgia Southern Undergraduate Nursing Students Awarded Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s Disease Foundation Scholarships
Four undergraduate nursing students at Georgia Southern University were each awarded a $2,500 Rockin’ Out Alzheimer’s Disease (ROAD) Foundation scholarship to assist with academic expenses, including tuition, fees and books, among other items.
“The scholarships provide significant financial support,” said Melissa Garno, Ed.D, associate chair of the School of Nursing. “Nursing programs are inherently expensive with costly books, uniforms, lab and liability fees, and commuting expenses. In addition, the rigor of the nursing program often requires students who have jobs to reduce their work hours to devote to studies and clinicals.” Read full story.