The purpose of the Sigma/National Association of Hispanic Nurses (NAHN) collaborative research grant is to encourage qualified nurses to contribute to the advancement of Latino health through nursing research. Proposals for pilot and/or development research may be submitted for this grant.

Research Funding

Funds for this grant are provided by the Sigma Foundation for Nursing and the National Association of Hispanic Nurses. Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.

Grant Details

Grants available: 1 annually 
Funding: US $5,000 (max) 
Deadline: 1 April 2024
Funding date: 1 August 2024

Eligibility Criteria

  • Doing research in Latino population.
  • Be a member in good standing of Sigma and/or NAHN. Preference given to member of both organizations.
  • Registered nurse with a current license.
  • Hold at minimum a master's degree or its equivalent and/or be enrolled in a doctoral program.
  • Submission of completed research application packet and a signed research agreement via our online submission system.
  • Ready to implement research project when funding is received. Research may NOT be conducted as part of an academic degree.
  • Complete the project within one year of funding.
  • Submit a final report and submit completed abstract to the Sigma Repository to receive final grant disbursement, if owed.
  • Submit an abstract for publication to NAHN regarding the research done as a product of the grant, and credit research grant partners in all publications and presentations of the research.
  • The grant will be presented at NAHN's 2024 Annual Conference. Additional information will be forthcoming. Attendance is mandatory.
  • Present findings at a future NAHN conference.

How to Apply

All applications must be submitted via the online submission system.

Contact Us

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