Jonas Announces New Investment in Doctoral Nursing Education

Published February 28, 2018

AACN is pleased to report that Jonas Nursing and Veterans Healthcare has announced plans to support a 2018-2020 cohort of 200 Jonas Scholars. Partnering with universities across the country, Jonas scholarships provide $10,000 in funding over two years, as well as leadership development and networking opportunities. Launched in 2008 to address the nursing faculty shortage, the Jonas Scholars initiative has grown in both reach and scope to support more than 1,000 Scholars in all 50 states who have transitioned into roles as faculty, clinical leaders, and researchers. Upon its ten-year mark, Jonas refined the goal of the program to “improving healthcare through targeted investments in high-potential doctoral nursing students whose research and clinical foci specifically address our nation’s most pressing healthcare needs.”  AACN applauds the leaders of the Jonas Philanthropies for their strong commitment to enhancing health care through a generous investment in doctoral nursing education. For more information, please contact Marta Okoniewski, Director of Student Engagement at