the health resources and services administration announced new grant programs scheduled for awards in fiscal year 2004.
hrsa-04-086 nurse faculty loan program (nflp)
cfda: 93.264 application guidance legislative authority: public health service act, title viii, section 846a purpose: the nurse faculty loan program authorizes a school of nursing to establish and operate a student loan fund to increase the number of qualified nurse faculty. the school of nursing makes loans from the fund to students enrolled full-time in an advanced degree program in nursing that will prepare students to teach at a school of nursing. loan recipients who complete the education program may cancel up to 85% of the loan in exchange for serving as full-time nurse faculty at a school of nursing eligibility: only collegiate schools of nursing are eligible to apply. schools of nursing must be accredited as defined in section 801(3) of the public health service (phs) act and offer full-time advanced degree programs in nursing that prepare students to serve as nurse faculty. review criteria: final review criteria are included in the application kit. estimated amount of this competition: $4,800,000 estimated number of awards: 80 estimated project period: 1 year application availability: april 30, 2004 letter of intent deadline: not required application deadline: may 19, 2004 projected award date: june 30, 2004 program contact person: denise thompson, 301-443-6333, firstname.lastname@example.org