NDSU gets grant to foster diversity among nurses

FARGO, N.D. (AP) — North Dakota State University is getting a $350,000 grant for its Indigenous Wisdom in Nursing Program.

U.S. Sen. John Hoeven says the money is through the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services. He says NDSU will use it to provide financial aid to students from backgrounds under-represented among registered nurses — most notably American Indians.

Hoeven says the goal is to foster diversity in the nursing workforce.

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