November 1, 2023
To provide support to graduate students pursuing a master’s degree in cancer nursing or doctorate of nursing practice.
Applicants must be currently enrolled in or applying to a master’s or DNP degree graduate program with demonstrated integration of cancer content; 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; must be pursuing an advance degree and not solely a post-master’s certificate.
Selection will be based on involvement in cancer-related professional and academic organizations; have published or contributed to scholarly publications, presentations and creative works; are the recipients of professional and academic awards and honors; have considered program content, faculty and clinical resources related to cancer in selecting a graduate program; have a focus for scholarly activity in a specific area of cancer nursing; have made a career commitment to cancer nursing; have formed explicit and realistic professional goals.