University of California Irvine Sue & Bill Gross School of Nursing is based in Irvine, CA offers a fully funded PhD in Nursing Science. The PhD in Nursing Science program is designed to prepare nurse scientists with expertise in clinical-translational research methods to advance the scholarly discipline and to contribute to the growing body of knowledge in the field of nursing. Financial support is guaranteed for the first four years of the PhD program. Funding sources are available in the form of fellowships, teaching assistantships, research assistantships, campus scholarships, and grant awards. Students are especially encouraged to apply for grant funding in years four and five. Check the priority deadline for fellowship consideration.