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Funding Opportunities

Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation - Funding Forum - An informal meeting which will
explain the mission of Valley Baptist Legacy Foundation, and an overview of the types of projects that might meet that mission. ...Read more​ 
When: Thursday, February 19, 2015 at 9:30am & 1:00pm
Where: Harlingen Public Library - Harlingen, TX
Please RSVP: by emailing Judy Quisenberry (
HRSA Nursing Education Loan Repayment Program (NELRP) provides loan repayment of up to 85% of outstanding student loans to qualified nurses who agree to work in eligible. Annual funding opportunity.
The NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program application is now open.
NURSE Corps Loan Repayment Program enables dedicated registered nurses committed to caring for underserved people to serve in hospitals and clinics in some of America's neediest communities, improving the lives of their patients and transforming their own.
Application deadline: Feburary 26, 2015

Merck Investigator Studies Program (MISP) : Diabetes
Effective October 2014, the Diabetes Merck Investigator Studies Program (MISP) Committee will accept proposals within our current areas of interest (AOI) up to March 3, 2015 for the first review cycle... Read more

Field of interest: Diabetes, Hypoglycemia, glucose, glycogen, diabetes mellitus, non-alcoholic steatohepatitis, nash, glucose metabolism, dpp-4, diabetic nephropathy, hba1c, diabetes mellitus- type 2, diabetes mellitus- type 1

After initial acceptance of concept proposal, a full protocol and detailed budget should be submitted via Visiontracker, Merck’s on-line study management system (in US) or your MSD country representative (outside US). The proposals will be collectively reviewed and selected by the Diabetes MISP Committee. There is no absolute restriction on the budget, while most submitted studies in the past were well under $1M USD.

Critical Activities and Timelines:

​​​Activity​​ 1st Review Cycle 2nd Review Cycle
​Concept Submission / Estimated Budget ​March 3, 2015 May 5, 2015​
​Committee Review/Selection - Concept ​March 17, 2015 May 19, 2015​
​Communication to Investigator ​March 31, 2015 June 2, 2015​
​Full Protocol Submission with Detailed Budget April 28, 201​5​ June 30, 2015​
​Final Comments to Investigator ​May 12, 2015 ​July 14, 2015
​Final Protocol Submission by Investigator ​June 16, 2015 ​August 11, 2015
​Final Protocol Approval by Committee ​June 30, 2015 ​August 25, 2015

U.S. Department of Agriculture National Institute of Food and Agriculture: USDA-NIFA-HSI-004449 CFDA #10.223 Hispanic-Serving Institutions Education Grants Program
National Health Service Corps - Loan Repayment Program
Accecepting Applications through March 30, 7:30pm(ET)
Application Help 
Webinar: Application and Program Guidelines, February 3, 8pm to 9:30pm(ET)
Application Help Calls - February 18 & March 11, 8pm to 10pm(ET​)

Primary care medical, dental and mental/behavioral health clinicians can get up to $50,000 to repay their health profession student loans in exchange for a two-year commitment. 
​Oncology Nursing Society Foundation​ Accepting Applications for Clinical Research Projects
SOURCE: Oncology Nursing Society Foundation 
$ AVAILABLE: Grants of up to $5,000 will be awarded over two years. 
ELIGIBILITY: To be eligible, applicants must be graduates of an M.N., M.S.N., or D.N.P. program and currently practicing in an A.P.N. role.
PURPOSE: Since 1981, the Pittsburgh-based Oncology Nursing Society Foundation, the philanthropic arm of the Oncology Nursing Society, has provided opportunities for oncology nurses to pursue their career goals.
To help advance its mission, the foundation is seeking applications from nurses for its Oncology Clinical Project grant program, an annual program designed to support the professional development of advanced practice nurses and doctors of nursing practice in oncology through clinically-based projects (e.g., EBP, QI), and to support the implementation of patient-centered evidence-based practice in oncology care that promote practice or system changes and improves patient and/or organizational outcomes.
Through the program, grants will be awarded to support a clinical project conducted by an advanced practice oncology nurse for the purpose of facilitating innovative solutions to the challenges of delivering patient-centered, evidenced-based, and accessible care. Projects must utilize existing evidence for implementation into practice.
The program does not support research projects or add-on portions to current research projects intended to generate new evidence; capital projects; funding for equipment or travel expenses (including those related to dissemination of outcomes); publication expenses (including those related to dissemination of outcomes); capstone or thesis projects; or academic education.
Nursing Scholarship Annual Opportunity​ $1,000.00  - Nursing School Scholarship – Deadline August 31 (every year) is offering a $1,000 Nursing School Scholarship available to any student participating in a qualified undergraduate, graduate or certificate level nursing program. This award is given out once every year. The official rules and regulations are listed below. Click here for Scholarship Application




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