June 15, 2016

Manchin and Capito Announce Advanced Education Nursing Grant for West Virginia University

WASHINGTON, D.C. – Today, U.S. Senators Joe Manchin (D-WV) and Shelley Moore Capito (R-WV) announced that West Virginia University will receive $419,910 from the Department of Health and Human Services (HHS). This funding was awarded through the Advanced Education Nursing Grant to train more advanced education nurses.

 “I am pleased that West Virginia University will receive this funding to allow more students to partake in its training program,” Senator Manchin said. “West Virginia’s nurses play an important role in our health care system and it is of the upmost importance that we continue to invest in their training and development. This is great news for WVU and the future of health care in our state.”

“Nurses play a vital role in the health care industry and the overall well-being of West Virginia’s communities,” said Senator Capito. “The funding being awarded to WVU will assist nurse trainees with the costs for materials used during their traineeship and will lead to a stronger and more robust health care system.”

 Individual grant award listed below:

  •  $419,910 – West Virginia University