About the Program
The Future of Nursing Scholars program is creating a diverse cadre of PhD prepared nurses who are committed to a long-term leadership career; advancing science and discovery through research; strengthening nursing education; and furthering transformational change in nursing and health care.APPLY NOW
Even though nursing is the largest health profession in the United States with more than 3 million registered nurses, less than 1 percent of nurses have a doctorate in nursing or a related field.
Nurse researchers help answer many pressing health and health care questions, including how to prevent costly and life-threatening medical errors, how to help older Americans stay out of long-term care facilities and in their own homes, and how to improve the rate of vaccinations and immunizations to prevent the spread of infectious disease.
May 3, 2021 - Call for Abstracts now open for the 2022 RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars program's final convening.
April 5, 2021 - Congratulations to Emily Bratlee-Walker, Brittany Drazich, and Jacqueline Nikpour who were all selected to receive FNS post-doctoral fellowship awards this year. These Scholars are members of the program’s fifth and final cohort and will each receive up to $50,000 each from RWJF for their post-doctoral research.