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Two Years Free When Studying Nursing At EIT

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Eastern Institute of Technology is helping boost the numbers of Hawke’s Bay’s nurses by effectively offering two years of free education to degree students.

Although EIT had already implemented a scholarship fund to remove a year’s worth of degree tuition fees, the implementation of a government policy along the same lines has resulted in doubling the amount of free education available in Hawke’s Bay.

Graduate Annah Cherry next month starts work as a graduate junior nurse in the acute medical ward – A1 renal and respiratory – at the Hawke’s Bay Fallen Soldiers’ War Memorial Hospital and has been accepted by the Hawke’s Bay District Health Board into a year-long nurse entry to practice (NETP) programme that will see her transition to a registered nurse.

She said securing an EIT Year 13 degree scholarship that covered her first year of fees in 2015 helped her a great deal.

Photo: EIT Nursing graduate Annah Cherry. 

For morCapturee on this and other great Hawke’s Bay stories go to hawkesbaytoday.co.nz

Posted: 16 December 2018




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