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RWJF Future of Nursing Scholar

RWJF Future of Nursing Scholar

Rising nurse scientist, Navdeep Singh, earns distinguished support from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation and College of Nursing

Just 28 schools nationwide received the prestigious Future of Nursing Scholars grant from the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation this year — and the Wayne State College of Nursing was one of them.

In an effort to increase the number of nurses holding doctoral degrees, the Robert Wood Johnson Foundation’s (RWJF) Future of Nursing Scholars program provides financial support, mentoring and leadership development to nurses who are committed to earning their Ph.D.s in three years.

This is the second consecutive year that the College of Nursing has earned the grant, presented this year to Navdeep Singh. He joins an elite group of 51 nurses nationwide receiving the award this year, increasing the total number to 109 Scholars across the three previous cohorts.

Read more in the college's 2017 Urban Health magazine (PDF; page 28).