Nursing program receives more than $1 million grant for nurses
TUSKEGEE, Ala. (October 4, 2013) — The Nursing Workforce
Diversity Grant has rewarded Tuskegee University $1,003,014 for a project to
increase the number of minority nurses. The grant period will be from July 1,
2013 to June 30, 2016.
According to the project director and professor Cordelia
Nnedu: “This project addresses Title VIII of the Public Health Service Act,
Section 82, which focuses on Nursing Workforce Diversity and authorizes grants
to meet the cost of special projects to increase nursing education
opportunities for individuals who are from minority and/or from disadvantaged
The project’s activities address pre-entry preparation, recruitment
and retention activities, cultural competence, and financial support through
scholarships or monthly stipend.
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