Deadline extended for Barbara Brodie Nursing History Fellowship

The application deadline for the Barbara Brodie Nursing History Fellowship has been has been extended to Nov. 15, 2020.  Please see details below.

Barbara Brodie Nursing History Fellowship

The Barbara Brodie Nursing History Fellowship, a postdoctoral award, is open to nurses engaged in historical scholarship that advances the field of nursing history. Applications for the $3,000 award are due Nov. 15, 2020, and the recipient will be announced in December. The selected Barbara Brodie Nursing History Fellow is expected to present a paper from the funded project in the Bjoring Center's History Forum series within two years of receiving the award.

Selection of the fellow will be based on the scholarly quality of the investigator's project including: the clarity of the project's purpose, its rationale and significance, the rigor of its methodology and questions posed, and its potential contributions to the field of nursing history.

See the Brodie Fellowship Application for more details and specifics.  Please download and complete the application.  Submit the application and a curriculum vitae to Barbra Mann Wall, PhD, RN, FAAN by email:

Nurse Practitioner History Research Scholar Award

The Bjoring History Center invites applications for the Nurse Practitioner History Research Scholar Award for 2020. Its goal is to advance historical scholarship on practitioners and disseminate it to an international audience.

For a second year in a row, a donor has made a generous gift of $5,000. The deadline for proposals HAS BEEN EXTENDED TO JUNE 15, 2020, with the intention that the recipient use the award the following academic year.

Eligibility: Any student pursuing a DNP or PhD, or an established scholar. This award is not limited to nursing scholars; other historians of medicine and healthcare are encouraged to apply. Applicants must provide a full research proposal, including:

    • A concise statement of the research they wish to conduct
    • A narrative describing the project, within the context of the present state of historical knowledge, including background, sources and appropriate citations
    • Identification of resources to be used
    • An itemized budget detailing how the funds will be used
    • A current CV

Send proposals and supporting materials to: Barbra Mann Wall, PhD, RN, FAAN, Director of the Bjoring Center for Nursing Historical Inquiry, at A decision will be made in July 2020.

The recipient must agree to provide a research presentation to selected faculty (and the donor, if desired) upon completion of the project. In addition, they must produce a submission-ready paper for publication and a letter of thanks for the donor.