The Research Fellowship is a one-year structured program of clinical inquiry and scholarship to advance nursing science. This mentorship program provides support for clinical nurses to develop knowledge and skills related to research. Fellows are mentored in the development, implementation and evaluation of research studies by a Clinical Nurse Scientists. Each research fellow learns content about clinical research, formulates a researchable question, designs and implements the research project, and disseminates the results. This program is aimed to increase the accessibility of research to the direct care/bedside nurse.