Nursing Faculty Development

The Research Foundation provides scholarships and awards to nurse educators on faculty at Avila University, Research College of Nursing/Rockhurst University or William Jewell College.

Learn if you are eligible to apply for a scholarship or award.

  • Enhancing the recruitment and retention of doctoral prepared nurse educators in the Greater Kansas City area through the funding of doctoral study for individuals pursuing a PhD or Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP).

  • Encouraging continuing education opportunities for nursing faculty at Avila University, Research College of Nursing/Rockhurst University, or William Jewell College.

  • Facilitating faculty development by enhancing research and/or scholarship of teaching through funding of short-term research and study projects.

  • Recognizing the involvement of faculty members in pursuit of teaching excellence.

  • Recognizing the involvement of faculty members in outstanding service to the community.

  • Recognizing the involvement of faculty members in scholarly pursuits.