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Ann Olson Memorial Doctoral Scholarship


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 are awarded at $5,000 and $7,500 annually. Candidate must be currently enrolled in (or applying to) a PhD, DNSc or DNP nursing degree program; must have a current license to practice as a registered nurse and must have an interest in and commitment to oncology nursing; must provide 2 professional letters of support (1 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. An individual cannot receive this award more than one time.

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  • CheckmarkMust not be attending high school currently
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Tel: 412-859-6407 Address 125 Enterprise Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275