Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)

The summary for the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP) grant is detailed below. This summary states who is eligible for the grant, how much grant money will be awarded, current and past deadlines, Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance (CFDA) numbers, and a sampling of similar government grants. Verify the accuracy of the data FederalGrants.com provides by visiting the webpage noted in the Link to Full Announcement section or by contacting the appropriate person listed as the Grant Announcement Contact. If any section is incomplete, please visit the website for the Health Resources and Services Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP): This notice solicits applications for the Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP).  The purpose of this one-year funding opportunity is to increase the number of qualified nursing faculty by providing funding to accredited schools of nursing to offer loans to students in advanced education nursing degree programs who are committed to become nurse faculty.  In exchange for full-time, post-graduation employment as nurse faculty, the program authorizes cancelation of up to 85 percent of any such loan (plus interest thereon).
Federal Grant Title: Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration (HHS-HRSA)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-18-010
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.264
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: November 28th, 2017
Original Application Deadline: November 28th, 2017
Posted Date: September 28th, 2017
Creation Date: September 28th, 2017
Archive Date: January 27th, 2018
Total Program Funding: $24,600,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $0
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $0
Expected Number of Awards: 90
Cost Sharing or Matching: Yes
Last Updated: September 28th, 2017
Category Explanation
https://grants.hrsa.gov/2010/Web2External/Interface/FundingCycle/ExternalView.aspx?fCycleID=92be63e6-2b39-4627-abdc-b6174968f4bb
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Eligible applicants are schools of nursing in accordance with 846A of the Public Health Services Act.  Any school(s) of nursing affiliated with this application must be accredited at the time of application – and for the duration of the award – by a national agency approved by the Secretary of Education for nurse education accreditation.  Applicants must submit official documentation of accreditation in Attachment 1 for all affiliated nursing programs.  Eligible applicants must be located in the 50 states, District of Columbia, Guam, Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, U.S. Virgin Islands, Federated States of Micronesia, Republic of the Marshall Islands, or the Republic of Palau.  Tribes and Tribal organizations may apply for these funds, if otherwise eligible.  Foreign entities are not eligible for this HRSA award.  Individuals are not eligible to apply. For competing continuation (renewal) applicants, your institution's default rate status may be considered in determining future NFLP award decisions.  Competing continuation applicants that are above the default rate threshold (greater than five (5) percent) may be deemed ineligible for future funding or be subject to additional penalties, up to and including, award termination.
Grant Announcement Contact
Department of Health and Human Services, Health Resources and Services Administration
dscott1@hrsa.gov

Contact Deitra Scott at (301)945-3113 or email dscott1@hrsa.gov
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