New Orleans, LA (PRWEB) March 19, 2013
Celebrating 100 years of university success and 33 years of leadership in nurse education, Loyola University New Orleans recently announced Sarah Foster of Goodlettsville, Tennessee as a $4,500 scholarship recipients for its online Master of Science in Nursing degree program. Foster is one of five scholarship recipients enrolling in the online Master of Science in Nursing degree program that began Jan. 7, 2013, and one of 15 total recipients of the award since it began in April 2012.
Foster, mother of four, will be returning to school to pursue graduate studies as her oldest, Michael Foster, begins undergraduate studies.
“I am so thankful for this opportunity,” said Sarah Foster, R.N., when notified of her selection as a scholarship recipient. “I am overwhelmed with appreciation of this financial support on this journey to further my education, to be an example for my children and to serve my patients and colleagues more effectively.”
Candidates applying for the scholarship were asked to submit an essay of 200 to 300 words or less, explain what nursing meant to them, and how an MSN with a specialization in Health Care Systems Management would benefit or help further their career goals. The School of Nursing will continue offering the $4,500 to new students enrolling in the summer term beginning May 13, 2013. All submissions along with completed applications must be received by April 1, 2013.
Registered nurses who are ready to explore the advanced career options made possible with a nursing master’s degree can apply for the next round of scholarships to attend Loyola’s highly honored, online MSN program by visiting http://scholarship.elearning.loyno.edu/msn/. All submissions will be reviewed by faculty and winners will be announced by April 15, 2013.
For more information, or to request a scheduled interview, please call toll-free (866) 789-9809 or visit http://scholarship.elearning.loyno.edu/msn/.
About Loyola University New Orleans:
Chartered in 1912, Loyola University New Orleans is one of 28 Jesuit colleges and universities in the United States and the largest Jesuit institution in the South. The 2013 edition of the U.S. News & World Report Top Online Education Programs guide singled out the Loyola University New Orleans School of Nursing as one of the best online nursing graduate programs in the country. The publication has also ranked Loyola among the top 10 regional universities in the South for the last 22 consecutive years. The fully National League for Nursing Accrediting Commission-accredited online Master of Science in Nursing program currently serves students throughout the United States and in several foreign countries. Loyola University New Orleans is a not-for-profit, Catholic Jesuit institution welcoming students of all faiths.