The University of Toronto, Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing is based in Canada offers a fully funded PhD in Nursing. The Nursing PhD degree is designed to prepare scientists and scholars with the analytical and research skills required to expand knowledge of clinical, theoretical, and health systems issues. PhD students must enroll on a full-time basis. PhD students normally aim to complete the degree in four years of full-time study. The base funding package normally consists of 3 elements: Tuition fee, Award, and Teaching Assistantship. Overall, the minimum value of the base funding package is $17,250 plus the tuition fee, or approximately $25,050.