Sigma Foundation for Nursing/American Nurses Foundation Grant


The Sigma Foundation for Nursing/American Nurses Foundation grant encourages research career development of nurses through support of research conducted by beginning nurse researchers or experienced nurse researchers who are entering a new field of study.

Grant Details

Grants available: 1 per year 
Funding: US $7,500 (max) 
Deadline: 1 May 2020
Funding date: October 2020

Research Funding

Funds for this grant are provided by American Nurses Foundation and Sigma Foundation for Nursing. Preference will be given to Sigma members, other qualifications being equal. Allocation of funds is based on the quality of the proposed research, the future promise of the applicant, and the applicant’s research budget.

Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.

Eligibility Criteria

  • The principal investigator(s) should be registered nurse (or country equivalent) with current license (if applicable).
  • Have at least a master's in nursing (or country equivalent).
  • Have a clinical nursing research topic.
  • Submit a completed research application package and signed research agreement.
  • Ready to implement research project when funding is received.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted via the online submission system. A link to the submission system will be available in February 2020.

Contact Information

Research Services
Phone: 888.634.7575 (US/Canada toll-free) or +1.317.634.8171 (International)
Fax: +1.317.634.8188

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