Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice

American Cancer Society

Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice aims to provide support for graduate students of cancer nursing practice. The scholarship provides a stipend of $10,000. The award may be awarded for two years.

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Eligibility Requirements

  • Age/Grade Level:
    The applicant must be a graduate student.
  • Financial Need:
    Not Mentioned
  • Major/Career:
    The applicant must be currently enrolled in or applying to a master's degree graduate program with demonstrated an integration of cancer content.
  • Miscellaneous:
    Applications from students in post master's certificate programs who are pursuing a program of study that will qualify them to practice as an advance practice nurse with a specialization in oncology will be considered on a case by case basis. The applicant must meet requirements for graduate study and at the time of funding have been accepted by the institution to which s/he has applied. The institution must verify the applicant's acceptance into the master's or DNP program.All applicants must have a current license to practice as a registered nurse. Students in bridge programs must have passed the N-CLEX examination and updated their status with the ACS Program Office by the time the award begins. Applicants are not required to be United States (U.S.) citizens. However, any applicant who is not a U.S. citizen must hold a visa that will allow him or her to remain in the U.S. long enough to complete the degree program and graduate.

Application Details

  • Transcript:
    Not required
  • Resume/Activity List:
    Not required
  • Essay:
    Describe your short term and long term professional goals, particularly as they relate to your interest and experience in oncology. This section should be 500 words or less.Describe the graduate degree program and the concentration offered. Why did you choose the program at this institution? We are especially interested in how your choice relates to your goals in cancer nursing and how it will prepare you for the advanced practice role. How will the graduate program assist you in achieving your stated goals?Briefly, describe the courses and practical or clinical experiences/facilities of the program that are related to cancer nursing.

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