Give today and help us provide additional financial support to nine (9) nursing students who are engaged in the CARE Program. These students may be the first in their family to attend college and face unique challenges while pursuing their education.


The Florida State University College of Nursing is stepping up its efforts to recruit and retain diverse students partly through the creation of a Scholarship for First-Generation Students who may be from disadvantaged backgrounds, and diverse in terms of race and ethnicity.

In a landmark report, the Institute of Medicine called for more racial, ethnic and gender diversity among nurses in order to improve quality of care and reduce health disparities. The adverse impact on patient outcomes caused by the lack of diversity in nursing and other health professions has been well documented, and that’s why the Institute of Medicine is urging academic leaders to recruit and retain nursing students from diverse backgrounds.

The College of Nursing’s Scholarship for First-Generation Students supports economically disadvantaged students who are a part of the Center for Academic Retention and Enhancement (CARE) program. This scholarship specifically provides additional financial support to nursing students who may be the first in their family to attend college and who may face unique challenges because of economic and educational circumstances. As a result of our recruiting efforts, our goal is to provide scholarship support to nine (9) incoming CARE students.

College of Nursing CARE student and Scholarship recipient Mariah Bortolin shared the following, "My scholarship allows me to not only attend college, but also allows me to solely focus on my academics. It relieves an immense amount of financial burden from myself and my family, which is truly a blessing."



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Anonymous Donor $100.00 3/23/2018 7:15 PM
chiffon holiday $100.00 3/23/2018 4:19 PM
Roslyn Jennings $100.00 3/23/2018 3:08 PM
Catherine McCormick $100.00 3/23/2018 2:35 PM
Kathryn Keane $50.00 3/23/2018 1:40 PM
So Hyun Park $100.00 3/23/2018 12:24 PM
Mary and Gary Heald $100.00 3/23/2018 12:19 PM
Winnie Schmeling $50.00 3/23/2018 10:24 AM
Carol Klauer $100.00 3/23/2018 9:53 AM
Mary Goble & Terry Case $250.00 3/22/2018 6:31 PM
Eileen Cormier $50.00 3/22/2018 5:50 PM
James Pace $100.00 3/22/2018 4:57 PM
Tracy Kenoyer $100.00 3/22/2018 4:26 PM
Mary Woodworth $500.00 3/22/2018 1:20 PM
Haizea Lee Gonzalez $20.00 3/22/2018 1:01 PM
Anonymous Donor $100.00 3/22/2018 12:28 PM
Veronica Brewer $50.00 3/22/2018 12:17 PM
Valerie Claus $10.75 3/22/2018 11:34 AM
Roberta Vandermast $100.00 3/22/2018 11:28 AM
Susan Liipfert Shelton $50.00 3/22/2018 11:11 AM
Lindsey Wheeler Bruce $150.00 3/22/2018 10:41 AM
Marilyn McGhee $20.00 3/22/2018 10:28 AM
Karen Collazo & Fravy Collazo $50.00 3/22/2018 10:13 AM
Alicia Craig-Rodriguez $100.00 3/22/2018 10:07 AM
Theda Pryor $50.00 3/22/2018 10:05 AM
Lynn Helton $25.00 3/22/2018 9:58 AM
Mary Huddleston $500.00 3/22/2018 9:51 AM
Marilyn Dyer McKenna $500.00 3/22/2018 9:43 AM
Anna Mclaughlin $75.00 3/22/2018 9:42 AM
Jane Lipsky $200.00 3/22/2018 9:33 AM
Colette Podgorski $20.00 3/22/2018 9:26 AM
Karen Myers $100.00 3/22/2018 9:15 AM
Emily Fulton & Bob Fulton $15.00 3/22/2018 9:13 AM
Susan LaJoie $100.00 3/22/2018 9:12 AM
Jean H Day $100.00 3/22/2018 9:06 AM
Stephen Sapiera $20.00 3/22/2018 9:03 AM
Jamie Marsh $100.00 3/22/2018 9:01 AM
Barbara Coen $1,000.00 3/22/2018 12:00 AM

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