Purpose of Grant

The Sigma/American Association of Critical-Care Nursing (AACN) provides this grant to encourage qualified nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through critical care nursing practice research.

Grant Details

Grants available: 1 per year
Funding: US $10,000 (max)*
Deadline: 1 November 2020
Funding date: 1 January 2021

*Funds for this grant are provided jointly by the AACN and the Sigma Foundation for Nursing.

Eligibility Criteria

  • Registered nurse with current license
  • Earned master's degree
  • Grant proposals must be relevant to critical care nursing practice
  • Be a member of AACN and/or Sigma


To Complete an Application

Please contact AACN for application information: 

Department of Research
101 Columbia
Aliso Viejo, CA 92656-1491
Phone: 800.899.2226 or 949.362.2000
Fax: 949.362.2020
Web site: www.aacn.org/grants

Application packets submitted to Sigma will not be reviewed.