Emory University, based in Atlanta, Georgia offers a fully funded PhD in Nursing. A PhD in nursing allows you to be at the forefront of advancing nursing science. With a Ph.D., nurses can contribute to the profession through scholarly research, creating new nursing frameworks or theories, leading health systems changes, and impacting health care policy. All full-time admitted students are granted a full tuition waiver and receive an annual stipend over 12 months in exchange for teaching and research services. These awards are renewed each year, contingent upon satisfactory academic performance, for a total of four years.