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Doyenne Nurse Practitioner
Mini Fellowship

Commencing in 2023

Doyenne’s Mini-Fellowship for Nurse Practitioners is meant to support and boost the presence of female nurse practitioners in the Houston region. By partnering with the University of Houston and the medical personnel recruitment company, Medical Edge Recruitment, Doyenne seeks to provide financial support to our Nurse Practioner fellows, provide leadership training that will support them throughout their careers and connecting our fellows with high-level job placements upon their graduation. 


The University of Houston, being in the community in which Doyenne Initiative and Medical Edge Recruitment’s main offices are based, and being one of the most diverse campuses in the nation, was a natural partner for the Nurse Practitioner Fellowship program. 


Through the elevation of female nurse practitioners, we hope to inspire a generation of female medical professionals who are inspired by our fellows. 


Nurse Practitioners

A nurse practitioner, also known as an advanced practice nurse (APN), is a registered nurse who has had additional training in a specialized area, such as pediatrics or family practice. Nurse practitioners can work alone or with other medical professionals. They usually practice in clinics and doctors' offices, but can also be found in healthcare centers, hospitals and care facilities.


  • $5,000 towards your tuition at the University of Houston’s program of (1) Master of Science in Nursing – Education, (2) MSN-Administration, or (3) Family Nurse Practitioner

  • Leadership and administration training through Doyenne partners Medical Edge Recruitment

  • Assistance in placement in permanent positions Nurse Practitioner roles upon graduation


& Interest

Introduction to Mini Fellowship

Submit Application to Mini Fellowship

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& Mentorship

Scholarship Reward

Leadership Mentorship and Training

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Post-Graduation Placement

Job Placement Assistance 


Eligibility Requirements

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Open to female students 

Currently, a student at the University of Houston pursuing a (1) Master of Science in Nursing – Education, (2) MSN-Administration, or (3) Family Nurse Practitioner

Hold a cumulative GPA of 3.25 on a 4.0 scale in all college work

Have at least one year of professional nursing experience

Hold current, unencumbered licensure as an RN in the state of Texas.


Be driven to learn and excel as a leader in the Nurse Practitioner field 

Be socially minded and eager to give back to their community

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