Montana State University Receives $2.2M Grant to Recruit and Retain Alaska Native and American Indian Nurses

The United States Health Resources and Services Administration gifted a $2.2 million grant to Montana State University (MSU) to recruit and retain more Alaska Native and American Indian nurses.

Using the four-year Nursing Workforce Diversity grant, 15 American Indian and Alaska Native nursing students enrolled in MSU College of Nursing’s Caring for Our Own Program (CO-OP) will receive scholarship funding. CO-OP—which currently enrolls 72 students—was established in 1999 to offer tutoring, advising and financial aid assistance to nursing students, MSU reported.

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