Application for NURSE Summer Experience

This mentored 10-week program provides hands-on research experience for UB students who are interested in nursing careers with a strong emphasis in research. 

Please complete the following online application for the Nursing Undergraduate Research Summer Experience (NURSE).

Additional Information about NURSE Experience

Overview

Students will be placed with a UB School of Nursing faculty member to train with their research team. This experience also includes attending seminars with the Jacobs School of Medicine and Biomedical Science summer research program, providing an opportunity for interprofessional collaboration.

Meaningful, collaborative research projects, designed in conjunction with a faculty mentor, will match each student’s interests and abilities with the needs of the research group. This award is designed as a prelude to pursuing a nursing degree and offers exposure to high caliber research in order to assist students in deciding if an academic career in nursing is right for them. At the end of the program, students will be better positioned to pursue an academic degree in nursing if the wish to do so.

Students are placed based on research interests and availability.

Eligibility

  • U.S. citizens or permanent residents 
  • Completed at least one academic year (full-time equivalent) at UB
  • GPA: 3.5 or higher
  • Current UB School of Nursing undergraduate student or plans to apply for either the traditional or accelerated BS programs to become a registered nurse
  • Plans to undertake an advanced degree (DNP, PhD, MS in Leadership) in nursing science (in the not too distant future) at UB School of Nursing
  • Staying in Buffalo for the summer (with the understanding that the NURSE program does require a significant time commitment of approximately 35 hours per week of in-person or independent effort – please make sure that your schedule allows for fulfillment of program expectations)

Program Details

Dates

Anticipated June 3, 2019 - August 9, 2019 (10 weeks). Dates will be finalized in early 2019. Additionally, participants will be expected to present at the 2020 School of Nursing Research Day in April 2020 (specific date TBD).

Award

$2,500 (One-half paid upon the start of the program and one-half paid upon meeting successful midway-point program milestones.)

Application Deadline

February 22, 2019

Acceptance Notification

March 29, 2019

Interviews may be required.

Application

Basic Information

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If you are not a U.S. Citizen, are you a Permanent Resident of the U.S.?
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Contact Information

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Academic Background

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Do you plan to attend graduate school after completing your undergraduate degree?
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Personal Statement

In your statement, please discuss the reasons you wish to enter the summer program and your future goals in studying a graduate program at UB School of Nursing. Also, please indicate if you have a specific area of interest within the field of nursing.

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Academic Recommendation

Please identify a current or former UB faculty member to be contacted for a recommendation.

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Please inform this individual of your application and desire to apply for this summer program. Our office will contact them directly for their recommendation.

Disclaimers

Have you ever been dismissed from a college for disciplinary (not academic) reasons
Have you ever been dismissed from a college for disciplinary (not academic) reasons
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Have you ever been convicted of a felony?
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You certify that the statements in this application are complete and accurate. You understand that withholding information requested on this application, giving false information, or submitting fraudulent or falsified documents will be grounds for denial or, if you are accepted, for dismissal from this program.

You are also confirming that you desire a formal review of your application. All application information filed will become property of the University at Buffalo.