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The Foundation for Academic Nursing, the new philanthropic arm of AACN, is pleased to announce an additional $47,500 in funding, 95 awards in the amount of $500 will be made directly to nursing students, with the goal of funding students in every state. All applications will be reviewed, and recipients will be selected by AACN with funds distributed via its philanthropic arm. Students interested in applying for an award must complete an online application posted on the AACN website. Students applying must be enrolled full-time in an AACN member school and provide contact information for their advisor who can confirm that the student is in good standing. Applications must be received by June 30, 2020. Students selected for funding will be notified by July 20.
Students— July 1, 2020
Were you planning on presenting your research or work at a conference that has been cancelled? The GNSA will host a virtual poster presentation on September 21-25, 2020 to give graduate students an opportunity to share their work.
Students— June 24, 2020
View the latest winners of the AfterCollege and CastleBranch/Geraldine "Polly" Bednash scholarships.
Students— June 3, 2020
The COVID-19 Nursing Student Support Fund will provide one-time grants to nursing students enrolled in AACN member schools who need financial support to complete their nursing programs and/or meet life expenses. Deadline to apply is April 27.
Students— February 26, 2020
The 2020 Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) Conference, which is exclusively tailored for students in master’s and doctoral programs, will be held in Washington, DC August 13-14, 2020.
Students— January 8, 2020
Register for the 2020 AACN Student Policy Summit (March 22-24)! The Summit is a wonderful opportunity for baccalaureate and graduate nursing students enrolled in an AACN member school to attend a three-day conference held in Washington, DC.
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