College of Nursing

White Hall, 39 Butterfield Road, Kingston, RI 02881-2021 – 401.874.2766

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Nursing Scholarships

Each year scholarships for upper level undergraduate nursing students are awarded from:

- The College of Nursing

- Delta Upsilon Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau

- The Nursing Foundation of Rhode Island

Scholarship awards may be based on financial need, scholarship or residence. See the appropriate organization, the URI Financial Aid Office or the Dean’s secretary for College of Nursing scholarship information.

Other Helpful Scholarship Information

Nursing Scholarship CampusRN has $15,000 in Scholarships Available to Nursing & Allied Health Students.

Rhode Island Foundation

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Peer tutoring for nursing courses is arranged by nursing faculty in individual courses.

Tutoring information for non-nursing courses is available from the course faculty, the Academic Enhancement Center and the Talent Development Program.

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Mentoring Program

The Mentoring Program provides opportunity for networking with upper level nursing students and graduates for support, organization and planning. Student mentoring is available through the Student Affairs Committee.

Undergraduate minority nursing students may opt to participate in an informal mentoring program. This program links minority freshman and sophomore students with minority students who are juniors and seniors. The purpose of this relationship is to give new students a contact person who can advise and assist them in negotiating the vast variety of academic and college life issues that normally occur. To participate in this program contact the Minority Mentoring Program Advisor, Mary Lavin by E-mail at or 401-874-5349.

Graduate minority students in the Primary Care Program have an opportunity to participate in a Minority Mentoring Program where students are paired to another minority graduate student or a former student. The purpose of this program is to provide support and advisement within a collegiate relationship. To access this program contact the faculty advisor for the Graduate Nursing Student Minority Mentoring Program, Diane Gerzevitz by E-mail at or 401-874-5310.

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University Provided Services

Health Services – Potter Bldg 874-2246 (An immunization clinic can assist you in updating your immunization status)

The URI Counseling Center – Roosevelt Hall Rm. 217 874-2288

Academic Enhancement Center – Roosevelt Hall 4th floor 874-2367 (Offers: Study Skills; Test-Taking Skills; The Writing Center)

Disability Services – Memorial Union Rm. 330 874-2098

Talent Development – Taft Hall 874-2901

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