Doctoral Scholarships

2014 Doctoral
Scholarship Recipients

  • Lorinda Coombs

    Lorinda Coombs

  • Lorie L. Davis

    Lorie L. Davis

  • Elizabeth Hassen

    Elizabeth Hassen

  • Rose Anne Indelicato

    Rose Anne Indelicato

  • Jill Olausson

    Jill Olausson

  • Susan Yackzan

    Susan Yackzan

All awards, grants and scholarships are tentative and subject to change based on funding availability.

Doctoral scholarships are supported by the ONS Foundation and the Ann Olson Doctoral Scholarship supported by Pfizer


To provide scholarships to registered nurses who are interested in and committed to oncology nursing to continue their education by pursuing a research doctoral degree (PhD or DNSc) or clinical doctoral degree (DNP).


Doctoral scholarships awarded at $5,000 and $7,500 annually.


  1. The candidate must be currently enrolled in (or applying to) a PhD, DNSc or DNP nursing degree program for the 2015-2016 academic year.
  2. The candidate must have a current license to practice as a registered nurse and must have an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing.
  3. Two professional letters of support are required. One of these letters must address the applicant's ability to perform doctoral level work.
  4. At the end of each year of scholarship participation, the nurse shall submit a summary describing the education activities in which he/she participated.

NOTE: An individual cannot receive this award more than one time


Submit $5 application fee (through ONS eSource)


2014 Doctoral Scholarship Recipients