Grants & Scholarships

grantslandingAANP supports NPs and the advancement of the NP profession by offering grant and scholarship opportunities.  Many external sources for funding are also available.


 

AANP Grants

The application period for AANP 2014 grants is now open. 

Grants are available to AANP members who are practicing in an NP role. Applicants must be certified nurse practitioners or graduate students scheduled to complete an eligible NP program in spring 2015. Types of projects may include research, patient/provider education, or patient/quality improvement. Applicants may receive up to $2,500 in grants. Only completed applications will be accepted and reviewed. The application deadline is October 1, 2014.

If selected for a grant, you will be required to complete and sign a written acknowledgement.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Must not be a member of or relative of the current AANP board of directors
  • Must not be an employee or relative of an employee of any current funders
  • Must not be AANP staff or related to AANP staff
  • Must complete program in spring 2015

Apply for Grant

For additional information on the program, eligibility requirements, required supporting documents, accepted topic areas, contact information and deadline, please download the Grant Information Sheet. Limit one submission per applicant.

AANP Grant FAQs

What are the eligibility requirements for application to an AANP grant?

  • Must be a US Citizen or a Permanent Resident
  • Must not be a Member of or relative of current AANP Board
  • Must not be an employee or relative of employee of any current Funders
  • Must not be staff or related to AANP staff
  • Grant proposal related to NP Field
  • Completing an eligible NP program in Spring 2015

How do I apply for an AANP grant?

Once the application period opens, eligible applicants will be able to apply online at grants.aanp.org

When are grant applications due?

Grant applications are due October 1, 2014.

Can I apply more than once?

You may submit one grant application and one scholarship application per applicant.

If I am selected to receive an AANP grant, when will I receive funding?

Once you have returned your required signed Acknowledgement, you can expect funding in 4 – 6 weeks.

How may I check the status of my AANP grant application?

An email will be sent upon successful submission. You can also email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any questions. All applicants will be notified once awards have been determined.

Can I change my application after I have submitted?

If you have started your application, but have not submitted, then you may make changes at any time. If you have submitted your application in error and the application is not already in review, then please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

What if my status changes?

If at any time there is a change in your proposed project prior award notification, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

AANP Education Advancement Scholarships

The application period for AANP 2014 scholarships is now open.  

These scholarships are available to AANP members currently enrolled in an accredited graduate school in pursuit of an advanced degree or certification AND scheduled to complete an eligible NP program in spring 2015. Applicants must be licensed as a registered nurse. Students may receive up to $2,500 in scholarships. Only completed applications will be accepted and reviewed. The application deadline is October 1, 2014.

If selected for a scholarship, you will be required to complete and sign a written acknowledgement.

Eligible Disciplines

  • Master's in Nursing (Nurse Practitioner Track)
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (Post Master's or BSN to DNP)
  • Doctor of Philosophy in Nursing or Related Field

Eligibility Requirements

  • Must be a US citizen or permanent resident
  • Must not be a member of or relative of the current AANP board of directors
  • Must not be an employee or relative of an employee of any current funders
  • Must not be AANP staff or related to AANP staff
  • Must complete program in spring 2015

Apply for Scholarship

For information on the program, eligible disciplines, eligibility requirements, required supporting documents, contact information and deadline, please download the Scholarship Information Sheet. Limit one submission per applicant.

AANP Scholarship FAQs

What are the eligibility requirements for application to an AANP scholarship?

  • Must be a US Citizen or Permanent Resident
  • Must not be a Member of or relative of current AANP Board
  • Must not be an employee or relative of employee of any current Funders
  • Must not be staff or related to AANP staff
  • Completing an eligible NP program in Spring 2015

How do I apply for an AANP scholarship?

Once the application period opens, eligible applicants will be able to apply online at scholarships.aanp.org

When are scholarship applications due?

Scholarships are due October 1, 2014.

Can I apply more than once?

You may submit one grant application and one scholarship application per applicant.

Can I defer my scholarship start date?

No, you may not defer your scholarship. The scholarship will be applied to the following semester following aware notification.

If I am selected to receive an AANP scholarship, when will I receive tuition payment?

Once you have returned your required signed Acknowledgement, you can expect funding in 4 – 6 weeks.

How may I check the status of my AANP scholarship application?

An email will be sent to you upon successful submission. You can also email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for any questions. All applicants will be notified once awards have been determined.

Do you have any tips for applying for scholarships?

  • Start the application process early.
  • Review and read all the instructions.
  • Notify your references in a timely manner.
  • Periodically check your email for updates.
  • Include financial need in your application.

Can I change my application after I have submitted?

If you have started your application, but have not submitted, then you may make changes at any time. If you have submitted your application in error and the application is not already in review, then please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

What if my status changes?

If at any time your student status changes before award notification, please contact This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

 

 

 

 

Some available external funding sources for grants and scholarships are listed below.

2013 Award Recipients

AANP announces the recipients of the 2013 Corporate Council Scholarship & Grant Program. AANP is honored to have awarded $76,000 worth of scholarships and grants to our members. The recipients will be honored during a luncheon, Friday, June 20, 2014 at the AANP Annual Conference in Nashville, TN.

2013 Grant Awards

Eli Lilly Cardiovascular Grant ($2,500)
  • Rebecca Bryant, DNP, CNP, FNP-BC of Ohio University, Athens, Ohio
Eli Lilly Chronic Pain Grant ($2,500)
  • Sandra Wiggins-Petersen, DNP, APRN, FNP-BC, GNP-BC, PMHNP of University of Texas at Tyler, Tyler, Texas
Endo Osteoporosis Grant ($2,500)
  • Mary Atkinson Smith, DNP, FNP-BC, ONP-C of Starkville Orthopedic Clinic, Starkville, Mississippi
Minute Clinic Health Promotion Grant ($2,500)
  • Cyntera McNeill, DNP, APRN, AGPCNP-C of Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
  • Erin O'Brien, BSN, RN, CNRN of Arizona State University, Chandler, Arizona
Novo Nordisk Diabetes Grant ($2,500)
  • Jane Hemmen, RN, MSN; Phillip Shealy, RN, MSN; & Frank Ross, RN, MSN of Seattle University, Seattle, Washington
Novo Nordisk Hemophilia Grant ($2,500)
  • Stacy Christensen, APRN, DNP of Central Connecticut State University, New Britain, Connecticut
Purdue Pharma Sleep Disorder Grant ($2,500)
  • Rebecca Hruby, RN of Sioux Falls Specialty Hospital, Sioux Falls, South Dakota
Shire ADHD Grant ($2,500)
  • Tracy Klein, PhD, FNP, FAANP, FRE, FAAN of Washington State University, Vancouver, Washington
Take Care Health Promotion Grant ($2,500)
  • Lisa Authement, RN, MSN, APRN, FNP-C of Loyola University, New Orleans, Louisiana
  • Beverly Curtis, MSN, PPCNP-BC, IBCLC of The National Breastfeeding Center, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania

2013 Scholarship Awards

Abbott Laboratories Master's in Nursing Scholarship ($1,000)
  • Jennifer Bond, RN, BSN of Concordia University – Wisconsin, Mequon, Wisconsin
Bristol-Myers Squibb Master's in Nursing Scholarship ($1,000)
  • Lisa Cohler, RN, BSN, CCRN, CSC of University of New Mexico, Albuquerque, New Mexico
CardioDx Master's in Nursing Scholarship ($1,000)
  • Rebecca Barajas, RN, BSN of University of Colorado Anschultz Medical Campus, Aurora, Colorado
Eli Lilly Master's in Nursing Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Penny Garner, RN, MSN, FNP-C of University of Texas Medical Branch, Galveston, Texas
  • Mary Nicole John, RN, BSN of Duke University, Durham, North Carolina
Endo Master's in Nursing Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Sarah Langford, RN, MPH, PNP of St. Catherine's University, St. Paul, Minnesota
Minute Clinic Doctor of Nursing - BSN to DNP Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Elizabeth Cardenas, BSN, RN, CWCN, DNP of University of Utah, Salt Lake City, Utah
Minute Clinic Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post Master's Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Elizabeth Kuzma, MSN, FNP-BC of Wayne State University, Detroit, Michigan
Novo Nordisk Master's in Nursing Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Bill Kras, RN, CNOR, CRCST of University of South Florida, Tampa, Florida
  • Theresa Meldon, BSN, RN, CCRN of Franciscan University of Steubenville, Steubenville, Ohio
Pharmavite Master's in Nursing Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Meagan Blazey, RN, MTS, BCC of Seattle University, Seattle, Washington
  • Mary Beth Newkirk, RN, BSN of Pittsburg State University, Pittsburg, Kansas
  • Nadia Ramsey, BSN-RN, FNP-BC of Samford University, Birmingham, Alabama
  • Tonya Staats, RN, BSN of University of Alabama – Huntsville, Huntsville, Alabama
PhRMA Master's in Nursing Scholarship ($1,000)
  • Melissa Erickson, BAN, RN, CWOCN of University of North Dakota College of Nursing, Grand Forks, North Dakota
Procter & Gamble Doctor of Nursing - BSN to DNP Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Jennifer Simpson, RN, BSN of Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Procter & Gamble Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post Master's Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Mary Puchalski, MS, APN, CNS, NNP-BC of Chatham University, Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania
Purdue Pharma Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post Master's Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Jenny Lynn, MSN, ACNP of Villanova University, Villanova, Pennsylvania
Shire Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post Master's Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Rebecca Clanton, MSN, RN, FNP-BC of The University of Alabama, Tuscaloosa, Alabama
Take Care Doctor of Nursing - BSN to DNP Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Donna Callicutt, BSN, RN of Arizona State University, Tempe, Arizona
Take Care Doctor of Nursing Practice - Post Master's Scholarship ($2,500)
  • Anne Neuville, FNP-BC of University of Rhode Island, Kingston, Rhode Island
Takeda Master's in Nursing Scholarship ($1,000)
  • Rachel Griffin, BSN, RN, CCRN, CWCN of The University of California, San Francisco, California
Teva Master's in Nursing Scholarship ($1,000)
  • Tiffany Purdie, BS, RN of East Carolina University, Greenville, North Carolina