ARRA Nursing Workforce Diversity

As funded under the American Recovery and Reinvestment Act of 2009 (ARRA), these funds will be used to increase nursing education opportunities for individuals who are from disadvantaged backgrounds (including racial and ethnic minorities under-represented among registered nurses) by providing student
stipends and scholarships, pre-entry preparation and retention activities.

To support projects focused on creating registered nurses.
Related Programs

Examples of Funded Projects

Fiscal Year 2008: The Nursing Workforce Diversity program supports projects focused on creating registered nurses.

The program has three major purposes that applicants must address in their project: 1) retention activities (nursing students), 2) pre-entry preparation, and 3) student scholarships and/or stipends.

Expected outcomes of these projects include increasing nursing education opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds to improve the diversity of the nursing workf