Allen College

Award / $49,511

Priority / Healthcare Workforce Development

Location / Black Hawk County with emphasis on Waterloo minority students in Iowa

Grant Summary

Funding will support and enhance a Summer Nurse Camp for economically and educationally disadvantaged secondary school students from throughout Black Hawk County, with an emphasis on the City of Waterloo. Current HRSA federal support is closing (Nursing Workforce Diversity Grant) and this funding would sustain the work, but more importantly, allow them to make necessary modifications to further enhance based on three summers of implementation, outreach and recruitment experience for a field that is both attainable and in great need.