Joyce M. Stielau Award

Funding available for early-stage research at FPB

The Joyce M. Stielau Award is available to current PhD candidates at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University. This funding is intended for early career investigators who are currently conducting early-stage research.

Joyce M. Stielau

The late Joyce M. Stielau was a nurse anesthesiologist, devoted hospital volunteer, philanthropist, and former president of the greater Cleveland chapter of Mended Hearts, a support group for cardiac patients. A veteran of the United States Air Force, Mrs. Stielau earned her nursing degree from the University of Cincinnati. The foundation named for her and her late husband, Herbert, supports scholarships and research in the field of nursing, among other important causes. 

Applicants for the Joyce M. Stielau Award should fulfill the following criteria:

  • Current PhD candidate at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University
  • Actively pursuing early-stage research
  • Have IRB approval for current research or documentation that the study is under IRB review
  • Possess a strong academic record
  • Commitment to a career as a nurse scientist

Previous recipients cannot receive Stielau funding a second time.

Applicants can request up to $2,000 for funding of their current IRB-approved research. All fields and areas of study will be considered. This is a one-time funding opportunity for current PhD candidates at the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing.

To Apply

Download the Joyce M. Stielau Award application

Please submit to cfrs@case.edu to the attention of Richard Cole, assistant dean for research administration.

Have questions? Please contact Richard Cole, assistant dean for research administration, at rxc39@case.edu