Building Equitable Youth Opportunities for Nursing Diversity
Project BEYOND-2 seeks to encourage students from underrepresented backgrounds to pursue a rewarding career in professional nursing. As a nursing student, you will join a community of support at Marquette University College of Nursing. Faculty, advisers, and community leaders will assist you in achieving academic success.
Pre-admission intensive session for new freshmen
Project BEYOND-2 offers an intensive, on-campus, five-day summer session to begin socialization and readiness for college. The session focuses on note-taking, study skills, test-taking strategies, stress and time management, professional writing, using university resources, applying for scholarships and accessing faculty assistance.
Academic and personal support
Sessions include alternating structured and non-structured sessions and presentations from faculty, university leaders, support services and other community leaders. Non-structured sessions allow students to ask questions, request discussion topics and build community.
- BEYOND-2’s Nurse Tutor Specialist offers individual and group tutoring
- Free tutoring from the Office of Student Educational Services.
- BEYOND-2 will help coordinate group tutoring.
Nurse mentor program
Juniors and Seniors have the opportunity to be paired with a nurse mentor. Mentors are Marquette faculty and professional nurses from the community and local health care systems.
Scholarship and stipend assistance
Assistance for students from diverse backgrounds who are eligible may be provided additional help.
Experiential Leadership Development
- Volunteer opportunities
- Programming to address the social determinants of education and health
Grant No. T08HP30203 -- Marquette University Nursing: Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS)
Scholarships for Disadvantaged Students (SDS) has been established to assist Marquette nursing students from underrepresented and disadvantaged backgrounds who show great promise in the nursing profession. The SDS scholarships are supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number T08HP30203.
Grant No. D19HP30849 -- Marquette: Growing Diversity for Nurses & Campus Community
The Project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number D19HP30849, Marquette: Growing Diversity for Nurses & Campus Community. This information or content and conclusions are those of the author and should not be construed as the official position or policy of, nor should any endorsements be inferred by HRSA, HHS, or the U.S. Government.
Grant No. D19HP39728 -- Marquette University Nursing Workforce Diversity-Eldercare 2 (NWD-E2)
The Project is supported by the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) of the U.S. Department of Health and Human Services (HHS) under grant number D19HP39728.The NWD-E2 program provides enhanced eldercare education and training opportunities, scholarships, and stipends to undergraduate nursing students from disadvantaged backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities underrepresented among registered nurses. The overall goal of the NWD-E2 award is to strengthen the eldercare workforce in communities where there are health care disparities related to access and delivery of care, through expanded opportunities for students.