New scholarship available for nursing students in NY

ROCHESTER, N.Y. (WHEC) — There’s a new scholarship for aspiring and current healthcare workers in New York.

Up to 1,000 scholarships are available for people who want to earn an Associate’s Degree in Nursing (ADN) or Bachelor’s of Science in Nursing (BSN) at a state public college or university can get the the "Nurses For Our Future" Scholarship.

It’s an effort to help New York hospitals facing a workers shortage with an influx of patients.

Gov. Kathy Hochul’s office says there are currently 9,300 openings for Registered Nurses in New York State.

Click here to apply for a scholarship.