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Jacksonville University Accepting Applications for New RN to BSN Online Scholarship Valued at 25% Off Tuition

TAMPA, Fla., Oct. 2, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Jacksonville University, a U.S. News & World Report-ranked and regionally accredited university is now accepting applications for the Jacksonville University Online RN to BSN Honor Scholarship for the Fall II, 2012 session. First-time students enrolling in JU's RN to BSN degree program should submit an application before the October 8, 2012 scholarship deadline.

Six scholarships will be awarded each year, each valued at 25% of the current tuition rate. The reduced tuition rate will be honored through graduation as long as the awarded student remains active and in good standing.

To receive one of JU's RN to BSN scholarships, applicants must be first-time enrolled students and maintain a 3.4 GPA or above, carried over from their associate's degree or nursing diploma program. Students must continue to be an active degree-seeking student, continuously enrolled in JU nursing courses.

"This scholarship demonstrates Jacksonville University's commitment to RNs who are dedicated to developing their career skills," said Andra Opalinski, PhD, ARNP-BC, CEN, CNE, Director of RN to BSN Programs at Jacksonville University School of Nursing. "We are always excited to help associate degree and diploma trained RN's fulfill their dream of earning their BSN degree."

JU's 100% online programs offer 24/7 access to professor-led courses that include streaming video lectures, online discussion boards, live chat rooms and email, as well as MP3 and MP4 lectures available for download. The flexibility and convenience of JU's online RN to BSN degree program allows today's working RN to more easily move forward with their career.

For more information, or to apply, visit http://www.jacksonvilleu.com/nursing-school-scholarships or call 855-300-1472.

About Jacksonville University
Founded more than 75 years ago in Jacksonville, Florida, Jacksonville University (JU) has more than 20,000 alumni. Recognized as one of the nation's foremost teaching institutions, JU offers one of the largest online RN to BSN degree programs in the country. To meet the needs of those seeking the advanced opportunities of a postgraduate education, JU also offers a convenient online Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) degree. JU is accredited by the Commission on Colleges of the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools and is repeatedly named as one of America's best colleges by U.S. News & World Report. The School of Nursing holds accreditation from the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education (CCNE).

About Bisk Education, Inc.
Founded in 1971 by Nathan Bisk, Bisk Education is the world's leading provider of professional education online. The University Alliance (UA), a division of Bisk, facilitates the promotion and online delivery of associate's, bachelor's and master's degrees as well as professional certificate programs from the nation's leading traditional universities and institutions. Powered by UA's technology and support services, our university partners have surpassed 450,000 online enrollments – making UA the largest facilitator of e-learning in the country.

Contact Information:
Sandy Levine, VP of Marketing Services
Bisk Education/University Alliance Online
9417 Princess Palm Avenue, Tampa, Florida 33619
813-621-6200

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SOURCE Jacksonville University