Nursing Workforce Diversity

The summary for the Nursing Workforce Diversity 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 Health Resources and Services Administration, which is the U.S. government agency offering this grant.
Nursing Workforce Diversity: This program is authorized under Title VIII, Section 821 of Public Health Service Act; 42 U.S.C. 296m. This announcement solicits grant applications for the Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD) Program. Grants are awarded to eligible applicants to increase nursing education opportunities for individuals who are from disadvantaged backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities underrepresented among registered nurses, through projects that incorporate retention, pre-entry preparation, and student scholarships and/or stipends. Applicants are required to address all three program components (retention, pre-entry preparation, student stipends/scholarships) during each year of the project. The project must include a cohort of nursing students who, within the three-year award period, will graduate and be eligible to take the NCLEX-RN or obtain a baccalaureate degree in Nursing, if already licensed as registered nurses.
Federal Grant Title: Nursing Workforce Diversity
Federal Agency Name: Health Resources and Services Administration
Grant Categories: Health
Type of Opportunity: Discretionary
Funding Opportunity Number: HRSA-10-042
Type of Funding: Grant
CFDA Numbers: 93.178
CFDA Descriptions: Nursing Workforce Diversity
Current Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2010
Original Application Deadline: Jan 20, 2010
Posted Date: Nov 20, 2009
Creation Date: Jan 21, 2010
Archive Date: Mar 21, 2010
Total Program Funding: $6,980,000
Maximum Federal Grant Award:
Minimum Federal Grant Award:
Expected Number of Awards: 23
Cost Sharing or Matching: No
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, nursing centers, academic health centers, State or local governments, tribes and tribal organizations and other private or public entities determined appropriate by the Secretary, including faith-based and community-based organizations. Schools of nursing providing undergraduate education and formal degree programs must be accredited by a national nurse education accrediting agency or State approval agency recognized by the Secretary of the U.S. Department of Education.
Link to Full Grant Announcement
Information not provided
Grant Announcement Contact
Contact HRSA Call Center at 877-Go4-HRSA/877-464-4772;301-998-7373 or email [CallCenter@HRSA.GOV]
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