Doctoral scholarships are supported by the Oncology Nursing Foundation and the Ann Olson Doctoral Scholarship is supported by Pfizer.
All awards, grants and scholarships are tentative and subject to change based on funding availability.
Application Due: January 31
Applicants will be notified via email by April 2021
Scholarship funding will be available after July 1
Award: Doctoral scholarships awarded at $5,000 and $7,500.
NOTE: An individual cannot receive this award more than one time
Purpose: 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).
- The candidate must be currently enrolled in (or applying to) a PhD, DNSc or DNP nursing degree program for the 2021-2022 academic year (starting fall 2021.)
- The candidate must have a current license to practice as a registered nurse and must have an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing.
- Two professional letters of support are required. One of these letters must address the applicant's ability to perform doctoral level work.
- At the end of each year of scholarship participation, the nurse shall submit a summary describing the education activities in which he/she participated.
To Apply Online:
Required: Submit $5 application fee payable to Oncology Nursing Foundation through ONS.
Clinical Doctoral Scholarship
Research Doctoral Scholarship
2020 Doctoral Scholarship Recipients
St Petersburg, FL
Chapel HIll, NC
Hoffman Estates, IL
New York, NY
Pleasant Hill, CA
San Jose, CA