The scholarship is intended to provide support for a minimum of one year and a maximum of four years of study in a graduate program leading to a doctoral degree. Scholarships become effective July 1 and may be prorated if the student graduates before the end of the academic year.
The initial application is for a two-year grant, which may be renewed for an additional two years.
This renewal will not compete with applications from candidates applying for new Doctoral Scholarships. Documentation of satisfactory progress in the graduate program and approval by the peer review committees is required for renewal.

  Application Deadline

  • October 15

Cycle: Annually

  Award Amount


Number of Awards: Varies

Is the scholarship auto renew: Yes

  Eligibility Criteria

  • The nursing program must be accredited
  • Students enrolled in the following nursing programs are eligible:
    • Doctoral

  Scholarship Requirements

  • Essay: Not Required

  Sponsoring Organization

American Cancer Society, Inc.

250 Williams Street NW
Atlanta, GA 30303

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