New Scholarship Program Will Improve Indian Representation in Nursing

Bemidji State offers a Niganawenimaanaanig Program, a grant-funded opportunity for American Indian students who major in nursing.

Starting in July, Bemidji State University will begin a four-year project to improve diversity in the nation’s nursing workforce by offering significant scholarships and financial support to as many as 12 American Indian nursing students. Bemidji State’s Niganawenimaanaanig project — an Ojibwe word meaning “we take care of them” — is funded by a $499,887 […]