American Indians into Nursing

The summary for the American Indians into Nursing 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 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 Indian Health Service, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
American Indians into Nursing: The purpose of this Indian Health Service (IHS) cooperative agreement is to recruit, retain, graduate and increase the number of registered nurses, certified nurse midwives and nurse practitioners who deliver health care services to American Indian/Alaska Native (AI/AN) communities. The primary objectives of this cooperative agreement grant award are to: (1) recruit and train AI/AN individuals to be baccalaureate prepared nurses; (2) facilitate associate degree registered nurses becoming baccalaureate prepared registered nurses; (3) provide a program that prepares practicing registered nurses for advanced nursing education; (4) provide a program that encourages registered nurses and advanced practice nurses to provide or continue to provide, health care services to AI/AN communities; and (5) provide scholarships to AI/AN individuals that will cover tuition, books, fees, room and board, stipend for living expenses, or other expenses incurred in connection with baccalaureate level nursing or advanced practice nursing programs. This notice of funding opportunity solicits applications that provide a preference to AI/AN students and a curriculum with a rural health and public health focus.
Federal Grant Title: American Indians into Nursing
Federal Agency Name: Indian Health Service (HHS-IHS)
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HHS-2019-IHS-NU-0001
Type of Funding: Cooperative Agreement
CFDA Numbers: 93.970
CFDA Descriptions: Information not provided
Current Application Deadline: June 20th, 2019
Original Application Deadline: June 20th, 2019
Posted Date: May 16th, 2019
Creation Date: May 16th, 2019
Archive Date: July 20th, 2019
Total Program Funding: $1,686,706
Maximum Federal Grant Award: $400,000
Minimum Federal Grant Award: $300,000
Expected Number of Awards: 5
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
Last Updated: May 16th, 2019
Applicants Eligible for this Grant
Public and State controlled institutions of higher education - Private institutions of higher education - Others (see text field entitled "Additional Information on Eligibility" for clarification.)
Additional Information on Eligibility
Pursuant to 25 U.S.C. Section 1616e(a), the following entities are eligible: (a) accredited public or private schools of nursing, (b) accredited Tribally controlled community colleges and Tribally controlled post-secondary vocational institutions, and (c) nurse midwife programs and nurse practitioner programs, that are provided by any public or private institution. All schools of nursing must be fully accredited without restrictions at the time of application by a national nurse educational accrediting body or state approval body recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education for the purposes of nursing education. The schools offering a degree in nurse midwifery must provide verification of accreditation by the American College of Nurse Midwives. Tribally-controlled community colleges nursing programs and post-secondary vocational institutions must be fully accredited by an appropriate recognized nursing accrediting body without restrictions. Current American Indians into Nursing awardees are eligible to apply for competing continuation funding under this announcement and must demonstrate that they have complied with previous terms and conditions of the American Indians into Nursing cooperative agreement in order to receive funding under this announcement. Please see the full Notice of Funding Opportunity in the Federal Register for full eligibility details.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Full Notice of Funding Opportunity
Grant Announcement Contact
Paul E Gettys
Grant Systems Coordinator
Phone 301-443-2114
Grants Management Office
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