The purpose of the Nursing Scholars Program is to enhance the undergraduate education of Augusta University's academically talented freshmen and sophomores with proven dedication to academic excellence and scholarship who have an interest in pursuing careers as professional registered nurses. The program's aim is to support academic excellence, active learning, and foster a culture of research and scholarship among select pre-nursing students who will matriculate into the Augusta based BSN program. The program will broaden the scope of enrichment opportunities that strengthen students individually while developing collegial leadership skills to serve in an interdisciplinary and multicultural environment.
Apply for undergraduate admission to Augusta University by the Early Action deadline of November 15 (applications become available in August of your senior year in high school)
Due to uncertainty of the availability of SAT/ACT testing during the COVID-19 pandemic, Augusta University's Nursing Scholars program will employ two admissions review processes for the Fall 2021 cohort.
Students must meet one of the following criteria as calculated by the Office of Academic Admissions:
In addition to other standardized scores for the Freshman Index, the GPA only includes grades earned from the following courses and units (for students who graduated from high school in 2012 or later):