Eligibility and Application

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Thank you for your interest in applying to the Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation. 

Please note that the only students eligible for admission to the Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation were admitted to the School of Nursing in the May 2013 BSN cohort or are applicants for the January 2014 ABSN cohort.

Applicants to the Hillman Scholars Program must be a citizen or permanent resident of the United States and knowingly commit to a professional nursing career that includes research, innovation and leadership.

Students must complete and submit the required Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation application materials by REVISED DEADLINE: Monday, October 21, 2013 at 5:00 pm

Submit application materials to hillman@unc.edu or through the mail to the UNC-CH School of Nursing, Office of Student Affairs, Carrington Hall CB 7460, Chapel Hill, NC 27599-7460.

 


Application and eligibility FAQs: 

Q:Who is eligible to apply for the Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation? 
A:Eligible applicants include UNC-CH School of Nursing BSN students who have been admitted to the May cohort just preceding the Hillman Scholars application deadline and students who have applied to the ABSN cohort for January matriculation following the Hillman Scholars application deadline. The application deadline is typically in the fall of each year. 

Q:Are RN-MSN or RN-PhD students eligible to apply for the Hillman Scholars Program in Nursing Innovation? 
A:No, the Hillman Scholars Program is for pre-licensure students.

Q:Do Hillman Scholars applicants have to apply to the Graduate School? 
A:Hillman Scholars will complete a short paper application for the Graduate School in the semester prior to moving to the PhD portion of the Program.

Q:Do Hillman Scholars applicants have to take the GRE? 
A:Yes, the Hillman Scholars must have taken the GRE within 5 years of the application deadline.

Q:What is the admission process? 
A:All eligible applicants will have their Hillman application reviewed by faculty committees. Select applicants will move forward for an interview.