The purpose of the Sigma/Midwest Nursing Research Society research grant is to encourage qualified nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research; proposals for pilot and/or developmental research may be submitted. All research topics and designs are eligible for support. Multidisciplinary, historical, and international research is encouraged.

Research Funding

Funds for this grant are provided jointly by the Sigma Foundation for Nursing and Midwest Nursing Research Society. Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.

Grant Details

Grants available: 1 per year
Funding: US $3,500 (maximum)
Deadline: 1 April 2024
Funding date: 1 August 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • Registered nurse with current license.
  • Hold a master’s or doctoral degree or be enrolled in a doctoral program.
  • Submit a completed research application via online submission system.
  • Ready to implement research project when funding is received.
  • Complete project within one (1) year of funding.
  • Sign a Research Grant Agreement.
  • Submit a final report and submit completed abstract to the Sigma Repository to receive final grant disbursement, if owed.
  • Credit research grant partner in all publications and presentations of the research.
  • Be a member in good standing of Midwest Nursing Research Society and Sigma.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted via the online submission system. Submit application HERE.

Contact Us

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