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Fellowships A number of small grants, including duPont and Virginia State Fellowships, are available to full-time graduate students of outstanding merit in the School of Nursing. To apply for these grants, a student must complete both the Nurse Financial Form and the Financial Aid Form (FAF), and be enrolled as a full-time student.
Federal Nurse Traineeships A limited number of federal nursing traineeships are available for full-time (nine credits/ semester) graduate nursing students. These awards are based on established student need, and may include tuition/fees, and/or stipends. To apply for these funds, students must complete a Nurse Financial Form and submit an FAF to the College Scholarship Service. The Nurse Financial Form can be obtained from the Assistant Dean for Student Affairs, School of Nursing. To obtain the FAF, write the Director, Office of Financial Aid to Students, Miller Hall, the University of Virginia.
National Research Service Awards (Predoctoral) The U.S. Department of Health and Human Services sponsors a national program of individual predoctoral and postdoctoral nurse fellowships. The intent of the awards program is "to prepare biomedical, behavioral, and nurse scientists who will address continuing problems in health-related research of importance to the public." The student's qualifications to do scholarly work, the advisor's credentials, and the merit of the proposed area of research are the primary criteria upon which awards are based. Interested doctoral students may obtain application forms by contacting the National Research Service Awards Program, Division of Nursing, BHPr, HRSA, Parklawn Building, Room 5C-26, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857 (301) 443-6333.
Employment Opportunities for employment are available in the University of Virginia Hospitals. Interested students should contact the Division of Nursing.
A limited number of Graduate Assistantships for doctoral and master's students are available. These assistantships involve working directly with faculty in teaching, research or service activities. Assignments involve 10 to 20 hours per week of work. To apply for Graduate Assistant employment, students should contact the Associate Dean.
There are also a few Graduate Research Assistant positions open to graduate students. Responsibilities associated with these positions vary. To apply for Graduate Research Assistantships, students should contact the Associate Dean.
Out-of-state graduate students who are graduate assistants and are paid at least $4,000, and may receive a tuition adjustment fellowship to pay the difference between out-of-state and in-state tuition.
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