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Announcing our Back to School Scholarship

Friday, August 07, 2015

Rue Education is ready to get eager students back to school and help them take one big step closer to obtaining their RN. This scholarship is awarded to assist an individual in pursuing their RN education and ASN degree through Rue Education’s RN Bridge Program. This scholarship will be awarded to one eligible recipient after they get started with Rue Education’s RN Bridge Program, and will cover all required nursing courses, valued up to $5,000.

From Rue Education:

"We're happy to announce our fall Back to School $5,000 Scholarship. We know you're ready to start your RN education and go after your dream of earning your degree. We wanted to make this exciting moment even better. Our Back to School Scholarship will be awarded to one exceptional future RN and covers all nursing courses required to bridge to RN. This is BIG, valued up to $5,000*. To be elibigle for this scholarship, you have to be "in it to win it." This means our scholarship will only be available for those who take the first step and show their commitment by starting their RN bridge in August. After you begin, you can apply for our Back to School scholarship, with a winner being chosen after August 31. If you're ready to start, why not start with a chance to win your nursing courses? Go with confidence knowing that you'll receive real customer support and the flexibility you need with courses available online 24/7. You're also covered by our success guarantee!"

According to the U.S. Bureau of Labor Statistics, the median salary from 2012 of Registered Nurses was $65,470. RN jobs are expected to grow by 19% from 2012-2022, which is faster than the national average for all other occupations. The number of jobs added within this period is over 525,000. For those looking to pursue a career in nursing, the entry-level education for RNs is an Associate’s degree. The advantage of a 2-year degree requirement means prospective nurses can utilize fast-track RN programs such as Rue Education to quickly and conveniently complete their RN education. This scholarship is designed as a stepping stone to help prospective RNs take the next step in their education.


Scholarship details:


  • Qualified applicants are eligible – LPN/LVNs, Respiratory Therapists, and Paramedics that start with Rue Education in August will be qualified to apply for the Rue Education Back to School Scholarship.
  • Awarded after Aug 31 – Eligible recipients whom have applied after meeting the requirements will be notified if they have been selected as a scholarship recipient.
  • Covers all nursing courses up to $5,000 – This generous scholarship covers all nursing courses required for Rue Education’s RN Bridge program, a value up to $5,000. More details and conditions can be found on the scholarship page of their website, along with the application.