Morningside graduate student receives scholarship from Optimal

Mar 09, 2021 • Nylen School of Nursing, Graduate, Graduate Nursing, Honors & Awards
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Sioux City, Iowa – Shannon Fry, a graduate student in Morningside’s Master of Science in Nursing program, received the Graduate Scholarship from Optimal, a data-driven college rankings organization that helps prospective students make informed decisions about their collegiate experience.shannon fryShannon Fry

As a result of this scholarship, Fry said that she is able to focus on her studies without having to worry about undue financial burden. She is also eager to pay this generous award forward. “I will make an impact on the children who believe they are ‘stuck’ in a cycle of poverty and show them the importance of dreaming big and making goals,” Fry said of her career ambitions. “I am living proof, no matter where you come from and where you have been, that the future is up to you.”

With one of the lowest tuition rates in the country, flexible coursework schedules, supportive faculty, and opportunities for dynamic collaboration and networking, Morningside’s online graduate nursing programs provide opportunities for working professionals to pursue a Master of Science in Nursing degree, Doctor of Nursing Practice degree, and Post-Bachelor’s and Post-Master’s certificates that help nurses take the next step in their careers. Learn more here.

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