- East Carolina University Awarded $2.79 Million Grant from HRSA
October 2, 2019
HRSA awarded a $2.79 million grant to East Carolina University’s College of Nursing that will allow the school to create the Advanced Practice Registered Nurse (APRN) Academic-Clinical Practice Collaborative.
- Humboldt State University Receives Endowment Fund to Address Local Shortage of Nurses
September 12, 2019
Humboldt State University’s (HSU) RN-to-BSN Nursing program has received a $300,000 grant from the Orvamae Emmerson Endowment Fund of the Humboldt Area Foundation. The grant will support HSU’s nursing program, which is designed to address a severe local shortage of nurses and to meet the specific needs of the region’s rural communities.
- Northwestern State University Sign Agreement for Accelerated Nursing Degree
September 6, 2019
Northwestern State University and Centenary College of Shreveport have formalized an agreement that will allow Centenary graduates who hold a Bachelor of Science degree in biology, chemistry, or related science to pursue a BSN from NSU in an accelerated curriculum. The memorandum of understanding grants Centenary students preferred admission to the BSN Accelerated Curriculum, an intense, fast-paced program that helps students achieve the BSN degree within four semesters.
- Mennonite College of Nursing awarded $2.8 million grant to support rural, underserved patients
September 4, 2019
The Mennonite College of Nursing (MCN) at Illinois State University has been awarded a $2.8 million Advanced Nursing Education Workforce grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA). The grant funds efforts to prepare advanced practice nurses to serve rural and underserved settings—especially with primary care.
University of Rochester receives $1 million to enhance academic experience
August 20, 2019
The University of Rochester has received a $1 million Higher Education Capital Matching Grant from New York State to enhance the academic experience and serve additional students at the School of Nursing. The grant will help fund a $5 million expansion to the Loretta C. Ford Education Wing of Helen Wood Hall to create new teaching and learning space.
- Case Western Reserve University awarded $2.14 million to help family caregivers of cancer patients
August 20, 2019
Researchers from the Frances Payne Bolton School of Nursing at Case Western Reserve University have received a $2.14 million grant from the National Cancer Institute of the National Institutes of Health (NIH) to study ways to teach family caregivers skills to better care for their patients, as well as their own emotional and physical health.
- University of Maryland School of Nursing Faculty Members Awarded Over $2.4 Million
August 20, 2019
Four University of Maryland School of Nursing faculty members have been awarded Nurse Support Program II grants totaling more than $2.4 million. The grants aid in increasing nursing capacity in Maryland by implementing statewide initiatives to grow the number of nurses prepared to serve effectively in faculty roles, thereby increasing the number of students who can be enrolled in Maryland nursing schools and subsequently increasing the number of qualified nurses across the state.
Indiana University School of Nursing receives Nearly $2 million NIH
August 15, 2019
Two faculty members from Indiana University School of Nursing have been award a $2 million grant from NIH to develop nurse scientists dedicated to looking for new ways to manage serious chronic diseases. The program will train nurses who have completed their master’s or PhD in nursing with an interest in conducting scientific research and reporting their findings.
- The University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions Awarded $2.5M from HRSA
August 8, 2019
The University of San Francisco School of Nursing and Health Professions has been awarded a federal grant of nearly $2.5 million over 4 years from HRSA to develop an innovative academic-practice partnership for preparing Family Nurse Practitioner or Psychiatric Mental Health Nurse Practitioner students for practice with rural and medically underserved population.
- The University of Illinois at Chicago's College of Nursing Partners with Health Centers on a $3.3M HRSA Grant
August 5, 2019
The University of Illinois at Chicago's College of Nursing is partnering with Erie Family Health Centers on a $3.3 million HRSA grant for health care improvements in underserved communities. The project will create a one-year post-graduate fellowship program called AdvancingPractice for Advanced Practice Registered Nurses.
- Saginaw Valley State University Receives HRSA Grant to Fight Opioid Epidemic
July 23, 2019
A federal grant will allow Saginaw Valley State University to fight the opioid epidemic by equipping healthcare providers with the right tools. The school is receiving a 4-year, $2.8 million grant from HRSA to educate 100 nurse practitioners who are in the university's psychiatric mental health nurse practitioner post-graduate certificate program.
- Sacred Heart University Receives $2.4-million Grant from HRSA
July 22, 2019
Sacred Heart University has received a $2.4-million grant from HRSA for the College of Nursing's new project called Alternatives to Opioids for Pain (ALTOP). ALTOP is being funded under the Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Program that supports academic clinical partnerships to prepare nurse practitioners, clinical nurse specialists and nurse midwives for work in rural and underserved communities.
- University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing awarded $2.7 million grant from HRSA
July 18, 2019
The University of Memphis Loewenberg College of Nursing has been awarded a $2.7 million grant from HRSA’s Advanced Nursing Education Workforce (ANEW) Program. The grant was awarded to Dr. Anita Boykins, principle investigator, for the proposed Family Nurse Practitioner-Health Education & Access for Rural Tennesseans program, which will address the shortage of primary care and mental health professionals and improve health disparities for medically underserved populations in rural West Tennessee.
- University of Southern Indiana’s Awarded Multiple Grants
July 15, 2019
The University of Southern Indiana’s (USI) College of Nursing and Health Professions has received just under $5.4 million in competitive federal funding to improve health outcomes for underserved populations in southwestern Indiana. USI received two new grants from HRSA: a $3.7 million grant to implement the Geriatrics Workforce Enhancement Program and a $1.7 million grant to develop a nurse practitioner residency program serving underserved communities.
- LMU-CSON Awarded $1.9 Million Grant
July 9, 2019
Lincoln Memorial University-Caylor School of Nursing has received the largest grant in the history of the school, a 4-year, $1.9 million federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant will support the university in promoting partnerships with primary care clinical facilities in rural and underserved areas while increasing the number of advanced practice nursing graduates.
- $2.6 Million Grant Awarded to Fairfield University Nursing School
July 9, 2019
Fairfield University and the Marion Peckham Egan School of Nursing and Health Studies has received a 4-year, $2.64 million federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, which will support the University’s Nurse Practitioner and Nurse Midwifery programs. The grant funds will also provide an opportunity for students to working in interprofessional teams and to incorporate evidence-based telehealth approaches In delivering care to underserved patients across the lifespan.
- Shepherd School of Nursing Receives $2.7 Million Grant to Help Fight Opioid Problem
July 4, 2019
The Shepherd University School of Nursing (WV) has received a 4-year, $2.7 million Advanced Nursing Education Workforce Grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration. The grant will be used for an Innovative Modalities for Rural Nurse Practitioner Education and Collaboration to Transcend Health Disparities program designed to encourage advanced-practice nurses to work in rural West Virginia communities helping underserved populations
- NDSU And Essentia to Provide Nurse Practitioners to Rural Clinics Thanks to $1.5 Million Grant
July 1, 2019
EachThe School of Nursing at North Dakota State University (NDSU) has received a 4-year, $1.5 million federal grant from the Health Resources and Services Administration, which will allow NDSU and Essential Health to provide a DNP residency program to serve rural clinics. The first group of NDSU newly graduated family nurse practitioners will begin their residency in the fall.
- FAU Receives $1.5 Million to Train Veteran Nursing Students to Care for Other Veterans
June 26, 2019
Researchers from Florida Atlantic University’s Christine E. Lynn College of Nursing have received a $1.5 million grant from the U.S. Health Resources and Services Administration to form a primary care workforce of practicing registered nurses who understand the unique needs of military veterans and are ready and willing to serve rural and underserved communities.
- Penn State Awarded HRSA Grant
June 18, 2019
Penn State's College of Nursing and its collaborators have been awarded a $3,750,000 grant from HRSA to support medically underserved regions throughout rural Pennsylvania. This funding will support the development of educational programming and training for rural-based healthcare providers and caregivers, enabling them to deliver more age-friendly care.
- Saint Martin’s University Receives 2.5M from Foundation
June 3, 2019
The Bruno and Evelyne Betti Foundation has made a commitment of $2.8 million to Saint Martin’s University to support the creation of dedicated facilities for the University’s nursing programs. The foundation’s commitment includes $2.5 million to cover the costs of the remodel and $300,000 to establish an endowment in support of nursing scholarships. In addition, Saint Martin’s Abbey has made a gift of $750,000 to support the renovation. This totals $3.5 million raised to ensure the success of the University’s nursing program.