Welch College has announced new, $1,000 incentive scholarships for eligible students desiring a career in Nursing, according to Dr. Ian Hawkins, Nursing program coordinator at Welch.
“Through the Welch Education Nursing Collaborative, the college offers a seamless 4-year path to a bachelor’s degree in Nursing,” Hawkins said. “New students who apply at Welch by May 15 and meet minimum criteria will receive an additional incentive scholarship of $1,000. Local private-sector employers are providing funds to make the additional financial assistance possible.”
Hawkins reported that a special Nursing Collaborative Information Session will be held March 23 at 6:30 p.m.on the Welch campus in Gallatin in Celorio Hall. The session will explain the academic program, provide a tour of the campus, and offer additional Financial Aid assistance to apply and receive the incentive and other scholarships. Welch College offers scholarships to both traditional and adult students.
The Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges* and the Commission on Accreditation of the Association for Biblical Higher Education accredit Welch College both regionally and nationally. The college remains one of the most affordable private colleges in the mid-state and is ranked 16th by U.S. News and World Report Best Colleges of regional colleges in the South.
*Welch College is accredited by the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges to award associate’s bachelor’s, and master’s degrees. Contact the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges at 1866 Southern Lane, Decatur, Georgia 30033-4097 or call 404-679-4500 for questions about the accreditation of Welch College.