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Jul 9, 2024

Empowering Nurses with Cape Fear Valley Health System’s Nursing Scholarship Program

Sponsored Content provided by Jennifer Ray - Corporate Clinical Informatics Office, Cape Fear Valley Health

At Cape Fear Valley Health System, we are committed to fostering the growth and development of our nursing staff. Recognizing the vital role that nurses play in providing exceptional healthcare, we are proud of our Nursing Scholarship Program. This initiative is designed to support aspiring and current nurses in achieving their educational and professional goals, ensuring a brighter future for both our healthcare system and the communities we serve.

Our Nursing Scholarship Program is tailored for individuals passionate about pursuing a career in nursing. Whether you are a high school senior, a college student, or a working professional considering a career change, this program offers financial assistance to help you achieve your dream of becoming a registered nurse. The scholarship covers tuition, books, and other educational expenses, alleviating the financial burden often associated with nursing education.

Cape Fear Valley Health System values the dedication and hard work of our employees. To further support their professional growth, we offer a comprehensive Tuition Reimbursement Program. This program allows our employees to pursue advanced degrees and certifications while continuing to work within our health system. By investing in the education of our staff, we aim to cultivate a highly skilled and knowledgeable workforce capable of providing top-notch patient care.

The Nursing Scholarship Program and the Tuition Reimbursement Program create a robust support system for both new and existing employees, with benefits that include: 

  • Financial Support for Education: The Nursing Scholarship Program provides substantial financial aid to cover the costs of nursing education. For current employees, the Tuition Reimbursement Program can supplement this support by covering additional costs associated with advanced degrees or specialized certifications.
  • Flexible Learning Opportunities: Our programs are designed to accommodate the varying schedules of our employees. Whether you are working full-time or part-time, you can continue your education without compromising your work commitments. This flexibility ensures that you can achieve your educational goals at your own pace.
  • Career Advancement: Pursuing higher education opens up new career opportunities within Cape Fear Valley Health System. Advanced degrees and certifications can qualify you for specialized roles, leadership positions, and increased responsibilities, enhancing your career trajectory and earning potential.
  • Professional Development: Continuous learning is key to providing high-quality healthcare. By supporting your education, we ensure that you stay abreast of the latest advancements in nursing practice, ultimately benefiting our patients and the community.

A Success Story

Jennifer Ray, a dedicated nurse at Cape Fear Valley Health System, shares her experience with the Tuition Reimbursement Program:

"The tuition reimbursement program was an integral part of me receiving higher education. Keeping my career goals in mind, I knew I wanted to further my education to better prepare me for a leadership role. The program allowed me to focus on classes and studying rather than the cost of tuition and books. The support I received kept me engaged and committed to the health system and allowed for development opportunities. The program allowed me to obtain both my Bachelor of Science in Nursing as well as my Master of Science in Nursing in Healthcare Informatics,” Ray said.

“If I had any advice to give others considering participating in the program, it would be to do it. You will never know everything, and education is so important in a professional’s life and career for advancement. Taking advantage of the tuition reimbursement program was one of the smartest moves during my career here with Cape Fear Valley Health."

At Cape Fear Valley Health System, we are dedicated to nurturing the talent and potential of our nursing staff. Our investment in your education reflects our commitment to excellence in patient care. Well-trained, knowledgeable nurses are at the heart of our health system, and we believe that by empowering you with education, we can continue to uphold our high standards of care.

Join us in this exciting journey of growth and development. Contact scholarships@capefearvalley.com for more information about the Nursing Scholarship Program today and take the first step towards a fulfilling and rewarding nursing career with Cape Fear Valley Health System. Your future in healthcare starts here.

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