Doctoral Degree Scholarships in Cancer Nursing

Scholarship Description

To provide financial assistance to graduate students pursuing a doctoral degree in cancer nursing. Amount Awarded: $15000 Number Awarded: Varies each year. Duration: 1 to 4 years. Eligibility: This program is open to registered nurses with a current license to practice who are enrolled in or applying to a doctoral degree program in cancer nursing at an academic institution within the United States. The institution must offer an organized multidisciplinary program in cancer control or cancer care that allows a student the flexiblity to develop educational and research activities related to cancer nursing. Applicants must be US citizens or permanent residents; be committed to pursuing studies full time; have had experience in professional nursing; be involved in professional organizations; be involved in the American Cancer Society and other volunteer programs; have published or contributed to publications and creative works; have received professional and personal awards and honors; have clear, explicit, and realistic professional goals; have considered geographic location and financial needs as well as program components in selecting a doctoral program; have conducted or plan to conduct research that is meritorious, methodologically sound, and relevant to cancer nursing; have identified a faculty sponsor who is experienced in their area of study and will provide guidance in academic and research activities; have selected a doctoral program that will support their professional goals and research; and have made a career commitment to cancer nursing. They must be preparing to work in the following fields or cancer nursing: research, education, administration, or clinical practice. 

Year of Need: 3rd Year Grad, Beyond 3rd Year Grad,

Type: Merit Based

Num Awards: Multiple

Min Award: 15000

Max Award: 15000

Deadline: 2018-12-31


Sponsoring Organization American Cancer Society
Extramural Grants Department 1599 Clifton Road, NE
Atlanta, GA 30329

Contact Person:

Phone: 404-329-7558

Fax: 404-321-4669