Free academy at Pikeville June 12-25 will introduce rising high-school seniors and juniors in Appalachian Kentucky to nursing

The regional development group Shaping our Appalachian Region and the state Department for Public Health’s Office of Health Equity are hosting the first Appalachian Nursing Academy June 12-25 at the University of Pikeville for rising juniors and seniors at high schools in Kentucky’s 54 Appalachian counties. The free two-week academy offers:
· Housing at the university
· Three meals a day
· Interactive programming with workshops, presentation, shadowing, mentorship, tours, etc.
· $1,500 scholarship to further your education
· Trips to see and experience regional attractions and activities

You do not have to have any prior experience related to nursing to apply. Your interest is all that matters. If you are interested, click here to apply or here to download a flyer.

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