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American Cancer Society Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing


October 15, 2021

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  • Scholarship Description
  • The Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing are awarded to graduate students pursuing doctoral study in the field of cancer nursing research, and preparing for careers as nurse scientists. Initial awards are made for up to two years with the possibility of a two-year renewal. Grant applications must be submitted electronically. For more information, or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.
  • Contact
  • Scholarship Committee
  • 250 Williams Street, NW
  • 6th Floor
  • Atlanta , GA 30303-1002
  • shannon.pair@cancer.org
  • tel: 403-329-7558
  • fax: 404-417-5974

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CHRISTY J  on 9/4/2020 5:55:52 PM

I am currently a full time Family Nurse Practitioner working in nephrology. I want to return to school for my Doctorate in Nursing Practice and move more into researcher role.

Fatima A  on 8/21/2020 12:08:09 PM

I am a 18 yrs old female, its always been a dream of mine to be in the medical field. Ive always been interested in learning about all the cancers or any type of disease. My family and I are really low on money, and have many medical problems as well my other family. It would be an honor to help my family especially in tough times like this. I want them to be proud of me, I would appreciate it so much if i get this scholarship it would be a huge help to us.

Memory M Kapapa  on 8/18/2020 9:03:55 AM

I am a single mother, and I am pursuing a Degree in Nursing. I want to become a nurse researcher in Cancer. However, it is so challenging for me to work full time and attend school full time. This scholarship might help me work part-time and focus on my studies.

Precious Christopher  on 6/4/2020 5:38:08 PM

Hi, I'm a 17yr old girl who believes she is no better than those who applied and will apply for this scholarship. Ever since my mom was saved from that car accident i always seen doctors as superheroes. I believe I can be that superhero to that little girl or boy praying and hoping that their mother or father will make it out of that hospital bed. I wanna be given the chance to save somebodys life .

Chloe C  on 4/16/2020 8:23:57 PM

I am 18 years old. I want to attend nursing school because I have a auto immune disease. I know how my condition has affected me and I want to help people in the future.

Kerry Clark  on 4/9/2020 11:59:17 AM

I'm a 29 year old male pursuing a career in Nursing. I really have a interest in cancer and would love to study everything there is to know so I can help save lives, one person at a time.

Silvia Williams  on 4/7/2020 12:18:30 PM

I am a 60 year old Registered Medical Assistant. I work in Surgical Oncology and I was enrolled in college to obtain my RN/BSN when I was told that I could not complete my degree because I had hit my financial aid ceiling. I am truly committed to becoming a nurse in the field of oncology because I am committed to this. I love working in that field and I know it takes a very special kind of person to be able to handle the highs and low it brings. Please help me to be able to complete my degree so that I can continue to help . This scholarship can really make a difference not only in my life but in the lives of countless others I can help. I see the nurses on the front lines of the Pandemic and I want to do my part helping on the front lines as well. I know that I can be a great contribution in the fight against this horrific invisible enemy we now face. Thank you......

Ketura F  on 3/18/2020 5:55:55 PM

I am 33 yrs old. I want to go for nursing school b/c I like care about people. To help someone in need means a lot to me. This scholarship would open a door for me. Thanks

Juliet W  on 3/2/2020 8:13:23 PM

I am a 14 year old female, and it has been my dream ever since i was 5 years old to help people with cancer. My family is very low on money and we have many medical problems, i just want to make my family proud and i love the medical field very much please help me and consider giving me a scholarship.

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