Family-Centered Nursing Science Predoctoral Scholarship

The University of Oklahoma seeks the applicants for its Family-Centered Nursing Science Predoctoral Scholarship Program. This 2-year scholarship program is available to full-time Ph.D. education for nurses committed to careers in academic family-centered nursing. The program is committed to advancing well-qualified applicants from underrepresented minority groups to improve the state and nation’s ability to provide culturally competent care to its diverse population of women and children. The College of Nursing will award a total of $100,000 ($50,000 per year for two years) to each selected Predoctoral Scholar awardees.

An Oklahoma tradition with a global reach, the University of Oklahoma Health Sciences Center Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing is a nationally-recognized college offering bachelor’s, master’s and doctoral level programs to professional nurses from throughout the world. Founded in 1911, the OU College of Nursing is the state’s largest nursing program and is dedicated to continuing the leadership and academic excellence that have become synonymous with the University of Oklahoma.


All Scholarship applicants must be:

  • A registered nurses, hold degree(s) in nursing,
  • A United States citizens,
  • Plan an academic and research career, and
  • Be committed to and demonstrate the potential for long-term contributions to family-centered nursing.

How to Apply:

Applicants who apply the first time must firstly log in through the given link to complete the application process

Financial Aid and Award Money:

A total of $100,000 ($50,000 per year for two years) will be awarded to each selected Predoctoral Scholar awardees.

Application Deadline: 

The application deadline for the scholarship is April 1, 2017.

Link for More Information:

Contact Information:

If you have further Question regarding the scholarship program you can contact the Ph.D. Program Office ([email protected] or 405-325-1491 x49176).

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