PhD Studnet Funding Group
Pictured - Jonas Scholars: Jessica Barkimer, Danielle Siclovan; Robert Wood Johnson Fellow:Amanda King; Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need Fellows: Angela Melchor, Marsha Tyacke, and Jennifer Dahlman


AACN Guide to Graduate Nursing Program



We have been fortunate to have funding to support doctoral students

Graduate Assistance in Areas of National Need (U.S. Dept. of Education) - PhD

Jonas Foundation - DNP

Robert Wood Johnson Foundation - PhD

Full tuition and a stipend research assistantships - Fulltime PhD students have first priority.

Nurse Faculty Loan funding pays 85% of educational costs upon teaching fulltimein an accredited school of nursing 4 years after graduation.

Student Awards

Fellow in the American Academy of Nursing: Dr. Stacee Lerret (PhD 2010)

Fellow in the National League for Nursing Academy of Nursing Education: Dr. Cynthia Foronda (PhD 2010)

Fulbright Specialist Panel: Dr. Norah Johnson (PhD 2009)

Post doctoral fellows:

National League for Nursing Certified Nurse Educator


College of Nursing Mission Statement

Through a transformational Catholic, Jesuit education, Marquette University College of Nursing prepares nurse leaders to promote health, healing and social justice for all people through clinical practice and development of nursing knowledge.