ROCKFORD — The fully online, nonprofit Western Governors University is celebrating National Nurses Week by offering $100,000 in scholarships to nurses and healthcare workers.

Each Nurses Appreciation Scholarship is valued at up to $2,500 and applied at $625 per six-month term for up to four terms. To be eligible, scholarship applicants must be officially admitted to Western Governors University, complete the scholarship application and be interviewed by a WGU scholarship counselor. Recipients will be selected based on academic records, financial need, readiness for online study and current competency, among other considerations. Multiple scholarships will be awarded.

To submit applications by June 30: