This award, established in 2019, is presented annually by the Penn State Nursing Alumni Society to a doctoral student in the Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing. The doctoral student nurse supports the ideals of the Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing and the nursing profession by engaging in service activities that support individuals, families, and/or communities and that encourage and foster the nurse’s personal and professional development.
- Must be a doctoral student of the Ross and Carol Nese College of Nursing
- Must be in excellent academic standing and seeking support funding for academic endeavors
- May be any current DNP or PhD student who is in good academic standing seeking support funding for academic endeavors
Submit a Nomination
If you wish to nominate a doctoral student for the Doctoral Student Academic Excellence Award, please complete the Nomination Form by Friday, January 19, 2024.
Nomination materials must include the following in order to be considered complete:
- Nomination Form
- Letter of Endorsement
If you have any questions about the nomination process, please email email@example.com.
2024 – Sherif Olanrewaju
2022 – Brandi Peachy
2021 – Jaspreet Dhaliwal
2020 – Emily Bratlee-Whitaker