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INACSL Research Fellowship

The INACSL Research Fellowship is a twelve-month program designed to develop future leaders in simulation research. This unique, web-based fellowship is comprised of monthly webinars with experts, extensive reading, and writing, with guidance on the best practices and processes of conducting simulation research. Fellows are required to work on a research project during the twelve-month period and are assigned an experienced mentor to guide them during the development of their project.

Applications for 2021 are currently closed. Applications will reopen in early 2022.

Application Requirements

  1. Must be a current member of INACSL who has earned their PhD, EdD, or DNP 
  2. Minimum of two years of simulation experience 
  3. Two letters of recommendation (at least one from a supervisor indicating support of the Research Fellowship)
  4. A sample first authored published article if available, AND/OR a well written one-page idea for a study, and why this study idea is important and references
  5. Current Curriculum Vitae (CV) 


Tuition for the INACSL Research Fellowship is $2,500 and includes: 

  • Registration for the INACSL Annual Conference*
  • Research Fellows pre-conference workshop during the INACSL Annual Conference
  • Monthly INACSL Research virtual meetings with guest speakers
  • A copy of Writing Winning Proposals for Nurses and Health Care Professionals, 1st Edition by Dr. Sandra Funk PhD FAAN and Elizabeth Tornquist, MA, FAAN

*Participants are responsible for any travel, food, and lodging costs for the INACSL meeting.