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The Graduate Nursing Student Academy

Apply Now: GNSA Award for PhD-DNP Collaboration Excellence

AACN’s Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) is accepting applications for the GNSA Award for PhD-DNP Collaboration Excellence. This award recognizes the outstanding work underway to advance the nursing profession through an innovative and synergistic approach to translating research into practice and generating new knowledge. Teams should consist of no more than six people and must consist of at least one PhD and one DNP student. The deadline for applications is August 26, 2019.

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As the collective voice for graduate students, the GNSA fosters collaboration, innovation, and excellence in academic nursing and health care.

The Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) provides high value programs, services, and resources to graduate nursing students enrolled in master's and doctoral programs at AACN member schools. The GNSA is committed to supporting graduate students preparing for careers as faculty members, researchers, advanced practice registered nurses, clinical nurse leaders, policy experts, and healthcare administrators, among other roles.

The GNSA works to meet the professional development needs of its members by offering:

  • Leadership Opportunities
  • Webinar Series
  • Monthly GNSA Bulletin
  • Graduate Nursing Career Network
  • Peer to Peer Networking
  • Policy Engagement
  • Member-Exclusive Scholarships

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