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PhD Scholarships

Carolyn L. Cason Academic Legacy Endowed Scholarship
Established by Dr. Carolyn Cason, former faculty member, with the support of friends, this scholarship supports students in the PhD program.

Dr. Cathy Cole Memorial PhD Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by friends of Dr. Cathy Cole in her memory.  Dr. Cole taught in the College of Nursing and devoted 35 years of her life to nursing. The scholarship will support nursing students in the PhD program who have an interest in research in the areas of sleep, dementia, and/or cardiovascular disease.

Dr. Cornelia Kelly Beck Research Endowed Scholarship
This scholarship was established by the College of Nursing honoring Dr. Cornelia Kelly Beck, Associate Dean for Research and Evaluation at the College from 1989-1997. It supports PhD students engaged in gerontological research.

Dr. Elois Field Nursing Endowed Scholarship
Dr. Elois Field, Dean of the UAMS College of Nursing from 1965-1978, and Dr. Michael Carter, co-chair of the UAMS College of Nursing Alumni Society and a former student of Dr. Field’s, established this scholarship to support PhD students interested in pursuing a career in clinical research. Students should display a pioneering spirit and a visionary talent for advancing the nursing profession.