The Sinclair School of Nursing at the University of Missouri is delighted to call for applications for the MU Sinclair School of Nursing Ph.D. Student Fellowship in USA, 2021, only eligible applicants will be considered for this program.
To learn more about this opportunity and how to participate, carefully read this article. The table of contents below will guide you.
About University of Missouri
The University of Missouri is a public, land-grant research university located in Columbia, Missouri, United States. It was founded in 1839 as the first public institution of higher education west of the Mississippi River.
All non-native-English-speaking applicants are required to provide proof of English language ability.
Field/Level of Study:
This opportunity is Ph.D. Fellowship for students in Sinclair School of Nursing, USA.
The fellowship program is hosted by University of Missouri and is to be taken there.
The PhD fellowship is opened for USA students in Sinclair School of Nursing.
- National Institute of Nursing Research (NINR) funded T32 Health Behavior Science Pre-Doctoral Fellowship: The T32 Health Behavior Science Pre-Doctoral Fellowship provides financial support (stipend, tuition/fees, health insurance, travel to conferences), mentoring and research skill development opportunities to goal-directed, full-time nursing Ph.D. students dedicated to pursuing a research career in health behavior science.
- Robert Wood Johnson Foundation (RWJF) Future of Nursing Scholars Fellowship: The RWJF Future of Nursing Scholars program provides scholarships, mentoring, and leadership development activities, as well as postdoctoral research support to build the capacity of this select group of future nursing leaders.
Eligibility for the Scholarship:
Eligible Countries: Candidates of all nationalities are encouraged to apply.
Ph.D. applicants entering with a bachelor’s degree:
Bachelor’s degree in nursing from NLNAC, ACEN, CNEA, or CCNE-accredited school OR equivalent for non-nurse applicants; 3.3 minimum GPA (4.0 scale).
Applicants who do not meet the minimum GPA requirements or do not have a cumulative GPA must submit acceptable scores on the Graduate Record Exam (GRE) and the exam must have been taken within the last five years.
Ph.D. applicants entering with a graduate degree:
Master’s or doctoral degree in nursing from NLNAC, ACEN, CNEA, or CCNE-accredited school OR equivalent for non-nurse applicants; minimum 3.5 GPA (4.0 scale).
English Language Requirements:
Non-native English speakers must score at least a 550 on the paper-based TOEFL, 80 on the Internet-based TOEFL, or 6.5 on the Academic IELTS.
In addition, it is expected that applicants will achieve subsection minimums of no less than 17 on IBT, 52 on PBT, or 6.0 on IELTS (subsections: Reading, Listening, Speaking, and Writing).
Native English speakers are not required to submit TOEFL or IELTS scores. TOEFL and IELTS scores are considered valid for two years beyond the test date.
Applicants must submit the following documents:
- Current curriculum vitae (CV) or resume
- Three (3) professional recommendations
- Personal statement of research goals and interests – Describes what you want to study, who you want to study with, and why you want to study at the Sinclair School of Nursing
- Writing sample (if available; Post-DNP applicants need to include an artifact of their DNP scholarly project)
- Registered Nurse (RN) license – Does not apply to non-nurse Ph.D. applicants; international nursing applicants should submit license from their country
- Satisfactory TOEFL or IELTS scores within the last 2 years (non-native English speaking applicants only)
- MU SSON pre-doctoral training fellowship applications (optional)
Application Deadline: March 26
How to Apply:
Applicants must complete MU Graduate Studies Online Application. To learn more and register, click the link below.