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  • Discover Nursing Virtual Fair - September 19

    Students— August 27, 2019

    AACN is pleased to announced a free virtual career fair through NursingCAS on Thursday, September 19 from 9:00 am - 9:00 pm (ET). This free opportunity is open to all those interested in graduate nursing education and second degree nursing programs.

  • Call for GNSA Liaisons

    Students— August 06, 2019

    AACN's Graduate Nursing Student Academy (GNSA) is seeking one or more graduate students to represent AACN Member Schools as a GNSA Liaison. 

  • Now Accepting Applications for New PhD-DNP Collaboration Excellence Award

    Students— January 17, 2019

    The GNSA Award for PhD-DNP Collaboration Excellence spotlights exemplary partnerships between students in research-focused and practice-focused doctoral programs.  All award nominations should be submitted no later than Friday, August 26, 2019. 

  • Registration Now Open for GNSA Virtual Career Fair

    Students— January 16, 2019

    This free opportunity is open to all graduate nursing students at AACN member institutions and will expose students to advanced level nursing positions at hospitals and organizations around the country. 

  • Congratulations to the Latest AACN Scholarship Recipients

    Students— December 05, 2018

    The AfterCollege-AACN Scholarship Fund supports students who are seeking a baccalaureate, master’s or doctoral degree in nursing. 

  • Congratulations to the Latest AACN Scholarship Recipients

    Students— June 27, 2018

    AACN is pleased to announce the latest scholarship winners of the CastleBranch/AACN Geraldine "Polly" Bednash award. This award was created to support outstanding nursing students in baccalaureate, master’s, and doctoral programs. Please join us in congratulating the following scholarship recipients. For more information on these and other AACN scholarships, view our student scholarships page. 

  • 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.