This award supports graduate students pursuing a master's degree in cancer nursing or doctorate of nursing practice (DNP). Awards may be for two years, with a stipend of $10,000 per year.
-Applicants are not required to be a US citizen, but those without U.S. citizenship must hold a visa that will allow him or her to remain in the U.S. long enough to complete the degree program and graduate
-The applicant must meet requirements for graduate study and at the time of funding have been accepted by the institution to which s/he has applied
-All applicants must have a current license to practice as a registered nurse
-Has work experience in oncology, e.g., cancer nursing or a related field
-Is involved in cancer-related professional and academic organizations
-Is involved in cancer-related volunteer organizations
-Has published or contributed to scholarly publications, presentations, and creative works
-Is the recipient of professional and academic awards and honors
-Has considered program content, faculty, and clinical resources related to cancer in selecting a graduate program
-Has a focus for scholarly activity in a specific area of cancer nursing
-Has strong letters of recommendation from two qualified professionals
-Has made a career commitment to cancer nursing
-Has formed explicit and realistic professional goals
For more information or to apply, please visit the scholarship provider's website.