Students (from any discipline) can apply to work as research assistants, and honors students can participate in research projects, as well. Students who are too busy to work during the Fall and Spring semesters can take advantage of summer research opportunities and practicum experiences; independent study credit hour opportunities may be available.
College of Nursing students have the opportunity to attend Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) and other local, state, and national meetings to attend sessions and present posters.
American Cancer Society Scholarships in Cancer Nursing: To support the training of advanced practice nurses and nurse scientists, the American Cancer Society offers scholarships ranging from $10,000 to $15,000 per year. Students pursuing a master's degree in cancer nursing or a doctorate of nursing practice (DNP) or a research doctorate (PhD, DSN, etc.) are eligible to apply. Applications must be received by October 15 for Doctoral Scholarships in Cancer Nursing and February 1 for Graduate Scholarships in Cancer Nursing Practice.