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Regent University’s School of Nursing Announces Healthcare Hero Scholarship™ for Nurses

VIRGINIA BEACH, VA (April 16, 2020) – In a show of support to the dedicated healthcare heroes serving amid the coronavirus (COVID-19) pandemic, Regent University’s School of Nursing is offering a $5,000 Healthcare Hero Scholarship to all licensed, registered nurses.

“During this critical time, the Regent community recognizes the sacrifice and life-saving care nurses around the world are providing,” said Dr. Gerson Moreno-Riaño, executive vice president for Academic Affairs. “This scholarship reflects our gratitude and commitment to help nurses earn the advanced credentials needed to meet 21st century healthcare demands.”

For a limited time, nurses who enroll in Regent’s RN to Bachelor of Science in Nursing or Master of Science in Nursing degree programs by October 26, 2020 and begin courses by Fall 2020, will receive the $5,000 Healthcare Hero Scholarship.

Regent’s leading-edge nursing degree programs offer:

  • Online, 8-week course sessions
  • Generous general education transfer policies
  • CCNE-accredited RN to B.S. in Nursing
  • Streamlined admissions process (2.0 GPA or higher required for RN to B.S. in Nursing, 3.0 GPA or higher for MSN)

“To all the nurses serving on the frontlines, we say ‘thank you.’ Your resilience is stronger than the strain this global crisis is having on the nursing field,” said Dr. Rebecca Le, MSN, RN, IBCLC, director of the School of Nursing. “You deserve a hero’s welcome. You will find it at Regent.”

To access this exciting scholarship opportunity, visit or call 800.373.5504.

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The School of Nursing offers rigorous nursing degree curriculum in a dynamic community of learning to help nurses advance in their career while closing the gap on 21st century healthcare demands. Using standards set forth by the Commission on Collegiate Nursing Education, personal practicum experiences are designed by the student with a focus on integrating faith and astute clinical judgment.


Founded in 1977, Regent University has nearly 11,000 students studying on its 70-acre campus in Virginia Beach, Virginia, and online around the world. The university offers associate, bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral degrees from a Christian perspective in 135+ program areas including business, communication and the arts, cybersecurity and technology, divinity, education, government, law, leadership, nursing and healthcare, and psychology. Currently, Regent University is ranked among top national universities by U.S. News & World Report and is one of only 23 universities nationally to receive an “A” rating for its comprehensive liberal arts core curriculum. In its 2020 “Best Online Programs” rankings, Regent University’s College of Arts & Sciences (CAS) again scored #1 for “Best Online Bachelor’s Programs” among Virginia schools, the eighth year in a row that Regent has earned the top position. The university also earned its 10-year reaffirmation of accreditation from the Southern Association of Colleges and Schools Commission on Colleges, the highest level that a university can be awarded from that organization.