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The 2012 Faculty Loan Repayment Program application cycle is now open!
The HRSA Faculty Loan Repayment Program supports health professions educators who are from disadvantaged backgrounds and serve a vital role in preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals.

For more information please visit www.hrsa.gov/loanscholarships/repayment/Faculty/index.html

Gay Dating Sites.net — Speak Out Against Prejudice Scholarship
The Gay Dating Sites.net - Speak Out Against Prejudice Scholarship will be awarded to one deserving student passionate about doing their part to stop bullying, prejudice, and negative stigmas generally, in particular as they relate to the GLBT community.

The scholarship will be in the amount of $5,000 and cover non-tuition related expenses such as rent, childcare, textbooks, utilities and groceries for the 2012-2013 academic year. The application window is April 1st - June 1st.

For more information please visit www.gaydatingsites.net/

American Nurses Foundation Nursing Research Grants Program
Grants are available for nursing research in various areas including health disparities, AIDS care, psychiatric/mental health nursing, school nursing, and pediatric nursing.

Award amounts vary with the maximum award totaling $25,000. Applicant guidelines vary depending on the grant. Deadline: May 1, 2012

For more information please visit www.anfonline.org/2012grants

NBNA Scholarship Program
NBNA is committed to excellence in education and conducts continuing education programs for nurses and allied health professionals throughout the year. The association provides annual scholarships for students.

Scholarships provide funding for continuing education. This funding enables nurses to grow and better contribute their talents to the health and healthcare of our communities.

For more information and to apply please visit www.nbna.org/index.php?option=com_content&view=article&id=74&Itemid=133

Nurse Safety Scholar-in-Residence Program
Joint Commission Resources is seeking applications for its Nurse Safety Scholar-in-Residence program, established to translate safe patient care from evidence to the bedside. Applications must be submitted by July 16, 2010 and the 18-month term begins October 1, 2010.

For more information please visit www.jcrinc.com/JCR-Hill-Rom-Nurse-Scholar

National Health Service Corps 2010 Scholarship Program
The National Health Service Corps (NHSC) is a network of more than 10,000 primary health care professionals and sites that serve the most medically underserved regions of the country. To support this service, the NHSC provides primary care clinicians - including nurse practitioners and certified nurse midwives - with financial support in terms of scholarships and loan repayment. The scholarship consists of payment for tuition, required fees, other educational costs, and a monthly support stipend.
Click here to read the “Application and Program Guidance” and submit your online application.

Sigma Theta Tau International / National League for Nursing Grant
To support research that advances the science of nursing education through the use of technology in dissemination of knowledge. This grant is made possible through a gift from Dr. Diane Billings to the Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing's research endowment.

For more information please visit http://www.nursingsociety.org/Research/SmallGrants/

HRSA Funding Opportunities
The Advanced Education Nursing (AEN) Program
The Health Resources and Services Administration’s Division of Nursing is pleased to announce the fiscal year 2010 funding opportunity for the Advanced Education Nursing (AEN) Program.

You may access the HRSA Funding Opportunities Web site at www.hrsa.gov/grants/default.htm and www.grants.gov for additional information and application instructions.

Faculty Development: Integrated Technology into Nursing Education and Practice Initiative
On January 20, 2010, the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) announced the Faculty Development: Integrated Technology into Nursing Education and Practice Initiative under the Nurse Education, Practice, and Retention Grants.
This program provides support to nursing collaboratives for faculty development in the use of information and other technologies in order to expand the capacity of schools of nursing to educate students for 21st century practice. Nursing collaboratives will use healthcare information systems to enhance nursing education and practice, optimize patient safety, and drive improvements in healthcare quality. The collaboratives will also plan and implement continuing education programs for faculty in all levels of nursing education in the appropriate and creative use of informatics, telehealth, and simulation in their teaching. The deadline for schools to submit an application is February 25, 2010.

For more information, see www.hrsa.gov/grants/default.htm and search for HRSA-10-061. Direct questions to Nancy Douglas-Kersellius at 301-443-6333 or ndouglas@hrsa.gov.
NLN Nursing Education Research Grants Program
Since 2000 the NLN has been proud to award over 40 research grants through its annual research grants program.

For more information, please visit www.nln.org/research/index.htm.
Pre-Licensure and Financial Aid
For information on nursing pre-licensure and financial aid, please visit www.nln.org/careers/resources.htm.
2011 ANF Nursing Research Grants
Are you a beginning or experienced nurse researcher? Did you know a one-time application fee of $100 gives you the opportunity to be considered for one of 30 grants available through the ANF Nursing Research Grants (NRG) Program that match the applicant’s eligibility? The 2011 ANF NRG applications are online. The deadline is May 2, 2011.

For more information please visit http://nrg.confex.com/nrg/2011/cfp.cgi

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