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NIGHTINGALE RESEARCH GRANTS
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PURPOSE OF THE NIGHTINGALE GRANT PROGRAM:
AAHFN Nightingale Grants ($1,000 and $500 EACH)
(Maximum funding period is for 6 months post receipt of award notification)
o These funds are available to support research/EBP projects that advance professional practice among HF nurses; generate new knowledge in the field of heart failure nursing to improve patient outcomes; and support educational initiatives to increase HF nurses’ knowledge and/or patient and family with priority given to junior faculty and/or doctoral students.
o Eligibility: Principal investigators must be AAHFN members, and must hold an earned master's degree or higher, or have completed candidacy requirements for a PhD or DNP program.
The maximum funding period depending on grant type, is for six months from the receipt of the award notification. No “no cost” extensions are permitted and the final 15% of the award will only be distributed if the final report is received within 60 days of the scheduled completion of the grant funding period and the findings are presented at the 2018 AAHFN Annual Meeting.
Release of funds will be based on the following criteria:
Ø 85% will be released upon receipt and approval of all required paperwork.
Ø 15% will be released upon receipt of the final report by the due date (60 days after the after the end of the funding period) and the findings are presented at the 2018 AAHFN Annual Meeting.