PhD Student Awards

Deadline: April 10


Excellence in Research Award

The Excellence in Research Award is presented to a student who demonstrates excellence in original research and meets the below criteria:

  • Be a graduating PhD student
  • Submit the following with your award application:
    • One faculty recommendation letter by an active researcher
    • A description of research activities, including dates, and sponsoring agency or supervising faculty
    • A narrative statement (250 words or less) describing their research focus, research dissemination, research direction and goals

PhD awardees will be honored at the College of Nursing Research Summit.


Outstanding Publication by a PhD Student Award

The Outstanding Publication Award recognizes a PhD student who has published an exceptional research publication as first author based on their program of research.

  • Be a graduating PhD student
  • Submit the following with your award application:
    • A narrative statement (250 words or less) describing how this work contributes to the literature.
    • Copy of the journal publication for the outstanding publication by a PhD student award.

PhD awardees will be honored at the College of Nursing Research Summit.