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Loan forgiveness. Tuition and fees. Stipend and benefits.

Wisconsin is investing in nurses to help them advance their degrees and teach at leading UW System nursing programs. Make a three-year commitment to a faculty position and we will put you at the forefront of nursing education — where it intersects with research and evidence-based practice.

Never before has there been a statewide investment in nursing like this. If you have ever considered a career in nursing education and want to pursue a Ph.D., DNP or postdoctorate, NOW is your time.

Contact one of our four partner schools for more information and apply now!

UW-Eau Claire nursing building


College of Nursing and Health Sciences

Our DNP program prepares experts in family or adult-gerontologic health as nurse administrators, clinical nurse specialists or primary care nurse practitioners. Our post-master's option provides those already prepared in advanced practice to expand their clinical and leadership expertise. We also offer courses and experiences that enhance your ability to teach and may culminate in a certificate in nursing education.

Predoctoral fellowships, loan forgiveness and postdoctoral fellowships:
Elaine Wendt, Ph.D., RN




School of Nursing

The UW-Madison School of Nursing is a special place to pursue your Ph.D., DNP or post graduate training ? small enough to establish long-lasting, collegial relationships and receive individualized mentorship, yet large enough to offer a vast array of courses and resources of a world-class institution. Broad areas of faculty research include: chronic illness management, health and aging, health promotion, and informatics and health systems.

Predoctoral fellowships and loan forgiveness:
Gale Barber, MA

Postdoctoral fellowships:
Kristine Kwekkeboom, Ph.D., RN


University of Wisconsin - Milwaukee


College of Nursing

UW-Milwaukee College of Nursing educates nurse scientists, practitioners and educators prepared to contribute at the cutting edge of the discipline. Graduate students and postdoctoral fellows work collaboratively with community partners and faculty focused on the discovery of knowledge in areas including geriatric health, global health, health information/technology, community-based participatory research and self-management science.

Predoctoral fellowships and loan forgiveness:
Jennifer Daood, MS

Postdoctoral fellowships:
Rachel Schiffman, Ph.D., RN, FAAN

UW Oshkosh

UW Oshkosh

College of Nursing

Our college builds upon the tradition of developing caring and scholarly leaders who positively impact contemporary and future health care. The BSN-to-DNP program prepares family nurse practitioners for the highest level of nursing practice. The MSN-to-DNP emphasis is open to advanced practice nurses and advanced administrators.

Predoctoral and postdoctoral fellowships:
Judith Westphal, Ph.D., RN, NE-BC

Loan forgiveness:
Jayalakshmi Jambunathan, Ph.D., RN