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  • Register Now: NursingCAS Application Overview for Students

    Students— April 12, 2021

    Register now for the Preparing and Strengthening Your NursingCAS Application webinar on Monday, April 26, from 3:00 pm – 4:00 pm (EST). Learn about AACN Nursing’s Centralized Application Service (NursingCAS). Webinar topics include an overview of the NursingCAS application portal, information about application cost/fee waivers, guidance for requesting transcripts, dedicated time for Q&A, and more. The event is open to current and future NursingCAS applicants.

  • Student Policy Summit Goes Virtual. Sign Up Today!

    Students— January 13, 2021

    The 2021 Student Policy Summit is going virtual! From March 1-31, 2021, baccalaureate and graduate nursing students enrolled at an AACN member institution can participate in recorded and live sessions to learn more about the policy process from leading experts.

  • Congratulations to the Latest AACN Scholarship Recipients

    Students— November 18, 2020

    AACN is pleased to announce the latest scholarship winners of the AfterCollege/AACN Nursing Scholarship Program and the Uniform Advantage-GNSA Scholarship. 

  • Opportunity for Graduate Students Interested in Teaching

    Students— October 28, 2020

    The Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) is seeking applicants for the GNSA Digital Innovators Program, a member-exclusive opportunity for graduate students who are interested in becoming faculty. 

  • New Scholarship Opportunity for Pre-Licensure Students

    Students— September 28, 2020

    Hurst Review, a leading NCLEX®-RN review course provider and AACN has launched a new scholarship program for students in pre-licensure entry-level baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral nursing programs. Administered by AACN’s Foundation for Academic Nursing, scholarships in the amount of $2,500 each will be awarded to a deserving nursing student prior to the Spring, Fall, and Summer semesters.

  • Register Now for Upcoming Discover Nursing Virtual Fair - October 7

    Students— September 15, 2020

    Register now for FREE to attend a Virtual Fair on October 7! Meet and chat with nursing school representatives from across the country. Use this opportunity to ask questions about the nursing profession, admission requirements, prerequisites and more. Find the best nursing program for your educational and professional goals! 

  • GNSA Virtual Poster Presentation

    Students— July 01, 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. 

  • New Student Scholarship Recipients Announced

    Students— June 24, 2020

    View the latest winners of the AfterCollege and CastleBranch/Geraldine "Polly" Bednash scholarships.

  • Apply for Financial Assistance through AACN's COVID-19 Nursing Student Support Fund

    Students— June 03, 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.

  • AACN Awards 2020 NIDA Award to Monjama Korngor

    Students— December 05, 2019

    Congratulations Monjama Korngor on receiving the 2020 American Association Colleges of Nursing (AACN) and the National Institute of Drug Abuse (NIDA) Substance Use Disorders Evidence-Based Practice Training Award.