The Dr. and Mrs. David Jerram Scholarship Endowment is given to a graduate nursing student demonstrating academic excellence, contributing to scholarly works, and involved with professional organization(s).

Award Amount: $2000 | Available to: Graduate nursing student

Priority will be given to a PhD applicant whose:

  1. research interests match the research priorities of Augusta University and the College of Nursing.
  2. GPA is 3.5 or above, with special consideration given to grades earned in the research design course.
  3. research proposal, submitted for review, is of high quality and clearly written.
  4. involvement in professional organizations is clearly demonstrated.


Application Criteria:

Please submit the following:

  • a recommendation from a faculty member who has worked with you.
  • a CV to include your involvement (past and present) in professional organizations, 
    any other research endeavors and publications.
  • a proposal (no more than 5 pages) describing your area of research, how the research area
    fits with the College of Nursing's priorities, and the name of the faculty member who will serve as your major advisor for the study.

To apply for this scholarship, please complete the application on the ACADEMIC WORKS page.


For questions, please contact the CON Office of Student Affairs at 706.721.3237.