One universal requirement for any Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) candidate, regardless of the institution they attend, is the successful completion of a Scholarly Project. The Doctor of Nursing Scholarly Project: A Framework for Success is the first resource of its kind to guide students in completing this requirement. This text develops a process and framework for completing the Scholarly Project in an effective and efficient manner. It focuses on important aspects of the scholarly project, such as: • Formulating a meaningful scholarly project • Selecting appropriate committee members • Working effectively with the committee • Understanding how professional collaboration positively influences the final product • Developing a project plan and writing the project proposal • Understanding potential research implications, and the importance of communicating and disseminating the results of the project • Emphasizing how research contributes to evidence-based practice (EBP) in nursing This accessible text helps DNP students through every step of their Scholarly Project. It includes action plans recommending next steps, concept maps highlighting the stages of the DNP Scholarly Project, interviews with practicing DNPs, and sidebars from thought leaders and experts from the field to help readers make the most of their Scholarly Project.