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Advanced Nursing Education Grant Program

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This federal aid program is managed by:

Health Resources and Services Administration, Department of Health and Human Services

Objectives:

Grants are awarded to eligible institutions for projects that support the enhancement of advanced nursing education and practice including master's and doctoral programs, combined RN/ master's degree programs, post-nursing master's certificate programs, or in the case of nurse mid-wives, in certificate programs in existence on November 12, 1998, to serve as nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists, nurse-midwives, nurse anesthetists, nurse educators, nurse administrators, public health nurses, or in other nurse specialties determined by the Secretary to require advanced education.

Funding obligations:

(Salaries) FY 09 $43,187,035; FY 10 est $42,355,722; FY 11 est $42,355,722 - FY 09 $43,187,035 (53 new and 107 non-competing continuations); FY 10 est $42,355,722 (40 new and 111 non-competing continuations); FY 11 est $42,355,722.

Uses and Use Restrictions:

To meet the costs of projects that support the enhancement of advanced nursing education and practice. For salaries of personnel specifically employed for the project; consultant fees; supplies and equipment necessary to conduct the project; essential travel expenses and other expenses related to the project. Restricted uses: Indirect costs are allowed for administrative costs incurred as a result of the project, limited to eight percent of direct costs. Student support through stipends, tuition, and fees is not eligible for support.

Examples of Funded Projects:

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Program Accomplishments:

Fiscal Year 2010: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2011: No Current Data Available Fiscal Year 2012: No Current Data Available

Types of Assistance:

PROJECT GRANTS

Range and Average of Financial Assistance:

Range is $91,454 to $499,913; Average is $269,918.

Length and Time Phasing of Assistance:

Project periods for both new and competing continuation applications are for 3 years. See the following for information on how assistance is awarded/released: Grantee drawdown funds, as necessary, from the Payment Management System (PMS). PMS is the centralized web based payment system for HHS awards.

Applicant Eligibility:

Eligible applicants are collegiate schools of nursing, academic health centers, and other private or public nonprofit entities accredited by a recognized body or bodies or State agency, approved for the purpose of nursing education by the Secretary of Education.

Beneficiary Eligibility:

Accredited schools of nursing, academic health centers and other public or private entities.

Award Procedure:

Notification is made in writing by a Notice of Award.

Contact Info for Headquarters Office:

Dr. Irene Sandvold Room 9B-45, 5600 Fishers Lane, Rockville, MD 20857, Rockville, Maryland 20857 Phone: (301) 443-6333

Website Address:

www.hrsa.gov.

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