Currently enrolled as a Traditional BSN Student at the UNMC College of Nursing
Pre-requisite GPA of 3.4 or above
A U.S. Citizen or hold a permanent resident visa
Academically talented student interested in pursuing a PhD in Nursing after BSN Graduation
2020 Applications will be open October 1st through February 1st.
The application includes:
Academic Information/Education History (unofficial transcript)
3 Letters of Recommendation, complete via an online form
Faculty from clinical or lab
Professional Reference from a former employer, supervisor, advisor, teacher, colleague,
3rd reference from person of your choice, cannot be family/friend
Personal Statement (100-300 words per each question or statement)
Why are you interested in participating in the Honors Research Program?
Please describe your interest in pursuing a PhD
What areas of research/patient populations are you interested in studying? Why?
Recent 2 page course writing sample (within 2 years). Please include a short paragraph explaining what the writing sample was about, what assignment & class it was for, and why you chose it for this application.
Qualified candidates will be invited to interview in February of 2020