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Oncology Nurse Scientist Intensive

April 28 and April 29, 2020 in San Antonio, TX prior to ONS Congress. 

Important Dates:

Letters of Intent (LOI) due:  November 11, 2019

LOI acceptance notifications:  December 6, 2019

Intensive Research Grant Application due:  March 18, 2020 - applicants are only permitted to submit this application upon acceptance of their Letter of Intent (LOI).


Purpose: To expand the scientific foundation for oncology nursing practice and improvement of the healthcare of people impacted by cancer through a research mentoring and networking opportunity for PhD nurse scientists.

The Oncology Nurse Scientist Intensive will join 10 competitively selected participants and senior research scientist faculty mentors to collaborate in a mock study section and working sessions to refine grant proposals. The Intensive is designed to foster the needs and interests of early career oncology nurse scientists in a supportive environment.

Invited participants are required to submit a research grant proposal for review during a mock research study section.

Eligibility: The principal investigator must be a registered nurse with a PhD and actively involved in some aspect of cancer patient care, education, or research. PI must have completed their PhD in 2010 or later (PhDs conferred in 2009 or earlier are not eligible for this program.

A travel stipend to assist with transportation and hotel will be provided by the Oncology Nursing Foundation. There are no registration fees for the Intensive.