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 ´╗┐Administered by AACN, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation New Careers in Nursing Program provides scholarships and support to help alleviate the nursing shortage and increase the diversity of nursing professionals. Through grants to schools of nursing, the program provides scholarships to college graduates without nursing degrees who are enrolled in accelerated baccalaureate and master’s nursing programs. To be eligible, applicant institutions must offer an entry-level accelerated baccalaureate nursing program or master’s nursing program for non-nursing college graduates and be accredited by a nursing accrediting agency recognized by the U.S. Department of Education. 

 Complete selection criteria can be found in the full Call for Applications brochure, which is available at The deadline for receipt of the online application, including supporting materials, is January 9, 2013. 

 Web Conferences for potential applicants are scheduled for November 7, 2012 (2 p.m. ET) and December 6, 2012 (11 a.m. ET). Check out Applicant Resources for more details.

Check out the Apply Section of this web site for more details.