5/20/03: ana news alert:
new nurse reinvestment act programs
the division of nursing at the health resources and
services administration (hrsa) has posted grant
applications for the new programs created by the
nurse reinvestment act.
internship and residency programs
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approximately $3 million is available in fy 2003 to support between 12 and 30 awards, ranging from $100,000 to $250,000 per year per award.
career ladder program:
hrsa 03-097 cfda 93.359
approximately $3 million is available in fy 2003 to support between 12 and 30 awards, ranging from $75,000 and $250,000 per year per award.
enhancing patient care delivery system program:
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this program encourages facilities to implementation the magnet criteria for excellence in nursing administration. approximately $3 million is available in fy 2003 to support between 12 and 40 awards, estimated to range from $25,000 to $200,000 per year per award.
eligible applicants for these three programs are schools of nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, a health care facility, or a partnership of such a school and facility, state or local governments and other public or private nonprofit entities. the application deadline is june 6, 2003.
grant applications are available at http://bhpr.hrsa.gov/nursing/reinvestmentact.htm
applications due june 30, 2003
this program covers all educational costs and provides a monthly stipend
($1,098 for the 2003-2004 academic year).
eligible applicants are nursing students currently enrolled or accepted for enrollment as a full- or part-time student in an accredited school of nursing. upon graduation, scholarship winners will be required to work in a health care facility with a critical shortage of nurses for no less than two years. hrsa expects to distribute an estimated $3.8 million for 76 nursing scholarships in fiscal year 2003.