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Oncology Nurse Scientist Intensive

2022 at ONS/ONF headquarters in Pittsburgh, PA on June 23rd and 24th, 2022 

Important Dates:

Application will open: December 15, 2021
Letters of Intent (LOI) due:  March 10, 2022

LOI acceptance notifications: April 18, 2022

Intensive Research Grant Application due:  May 22, 2022 - applicants are only permitted to submit this application upon acceptance of their Letter of Intent (LOI).


Purpose: To expand the scientific foundation for oncology nursing practice and improvement of the healthcare of people impacted by cancer through a research mentoring and networking opportunity for PhD nurse scientists.

The Oncology Nurse Scientist Intensive will join 10 competitively selected participants and senior research scientist faculty mentors to collaborate in a mock study section and working sessions to refine grant proposals. The Intensive is designed to foster the needs and interests of early career oncology nurse scientists in a supportive environment.

Invited participants are required to submit a research grant proposal for review during a mock research study section.

Eligibility: The principal investigator must be a registered nurse with a PhD and actively involved in some aspect of cancer patient care, education, or research. PI must have completed their PhD in 2012 or later (PhDs conferred in 2011 or earlier are not eligible for this program.)

There are no registration fees for the Intensive. Travel, lodging, and meals for recipients will be covered. 

Travel and COVID-19 Information for visitors to ONS headquarters- subject to change

To Apply:

Application will open December 15, 2021

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