Nurses post-pandemic are experiencing higher rates of burnout, and retiring nurses are not being quickly replaced. The ongoing nursing shortage in Georgia has created 43,000 vacancies.
Despite the demand, Georgia State must turn away 69% of qualified nursing applicants due to faculty and clinical placement shortages.
- John Haupert, President and CEO, Grady Health System
The Grady Scholars Program offers financial assistance to GSU BSN students who agree to work for the Grady Health System after graduation for two years. BSN students can receive $2,000 per semester for four semesters. Students in other hospital scholar programs or who have restrictions after graduation are not eligible.
- Be a current BSN student enrolled in NURS 3162 in fall 2023
- Have minimum overall GPA of 3.0
- Commit to attend the Grady Residency Program and work for Grady Healthcare System after graduation for two years
Read more about the inaugural class of Grady Scholars
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Accreditation and Approvals
The baccalaureate degree program in nursing, master of science degree program in nursing, Post-master’s certificate and Doctor of Nursing Practice program at Georgia State University are accredited by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).
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