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  • New Student Scholarship Recipients Announced

    Students— May 09, 2018

    AACN is pleased to announce the latest scholarship winners from two awards programs funded by AfterCollege and Hurst Review Services. These programs were created to support outstanding students seeking baccalaureate and graduate degrees in nursing. Please join us in congratulating the following scholarship recipients. For more information on these and other AACN scholarships, view our student scholarships page. 


  • New Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars Selected by AACN and the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future

    Students— April 23, 2018

    AACN is pleased to announce that five Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars have been selected through a national scholarship program funded by the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future. 

  • Funding Opportunity for DNP Students

    Students— March 07, 2018

    The partnership project will provide two awards of up to $6,000 for project grants to DNP students at an AACN member school in a DNP informatics program or in a DNP program in another area of advanced nursing practice, but with a background in informatics. Applications for the awards are due Wednesday, March 14, 2018.

  • GNSA Hosts Inaugural National Conference

    Students— February 28, 2018

    The GNSA Conference, held February 22-24 in Atlanta, GA, was a memorable event for graduate nursing students from across the country.

  • Gold Foundation’s Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest Expands to Nursing Students

    Students— February 15, 2018

    The Arnold P. Gold Foundation is delighted to announce that the Hope Babette Tang Humanism in Healthcare Essay Contest will expand in 2018 to include nursing students, a collaboration with AACN and AAMC. 

  • AACN Awards 2018 NIDA Award to Yovan Gonzalez

    Students— February 14, 2018

    Congratulations, Yovan Gonzalez, MSN, FNP-BC, on receiving the 2018 AACN and the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Substance Use Disorders Evidence-Based Practice Training Award.  

  • Tell Us About Your Graduate Student Debt - Chance to Win a $25 Amazon Gift

    Students— January 16, 2018

    The AACN wants feedback on your experiences with student loans. Participants will have the opportunity to enter in a random drawing for a $25 Amazon e-mail gift card.

  • Join GNSA for a Twitter Chat on November 29

    Students— November 26, 2017

    GNSA will be hosting a twitter chat to discuss the GNSA experience and share future GNSA activities. We want to hear from you and learn your perspective on several GNSA related topics. Use hashtag #GNSA and like, retweet, and respond to your favorite questions and comments. Be sure to follow us on Twitter and join the conversation! 

  • 2017 Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship Application is Now Open!

    Students— January 18, 2017

    The 2017 application for the Johnson & Johnson Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship is open to full-time students in doctoral and master’s programs who will serve as nurse faculty after completing their degree programs. Scholarship recipients are selected by an application review committee and are awarded $18,000 which is disbursed in the fall. Winners are required to attend AACN’s Faculty Development Conference, which is held in November 2017 and meet regularly with a mentor.