In the U.S., we are projected to experience a shortage of Registered Nurses that will only be compounded by the aging Baby Boomer generation. To help alleviate this stress and work towards healthy communities, we want to join in encouraging individuals to consider a career in nursing. The cost can sometimes be restrictive. Nursing.org has researched financial aid opportunities for nursing students and nurses who want to advance their careers.
They created a pair of guides which we have posted the links to here:
• Financial Aid Guide for Nurses:
• Financial Aid Guide for Minority Students:
In addition, here is a guide specifically for Illinois. It includes state-specific licensure requirements and career outlook information: