HRSA FACULTY LOAN REPAYMENT PROGRAM (FLRP)
The Faculty Loan Repayment Program supports health professions educators who are from disadvantaged backgrounds and serve a vital role in preparing the next generation of healthcare professionals. The financial assistance offered through the Faculty Loan Repayment Program decreases the economic barriers associated with pursuing a career as a health professions educator preparing the next generation of health professionals.
Application Deadline: June 27, 2013 at 7:30 pm EST
for more information and to begin the application process.
NATIONAL INSTITUTE OF MENTAL HEALTH
Notice of Intent to Publish a Funding Opportunity Announcement for Improving Health and Reducing Premature Mortality in People with Severe Mental Illness (R01)
The NIMH intends to promote a new initiative by publishing a Funding Opportunity Announcement (FOA) to request applications for rigorous effectiveness testing of innovative services interventions designed to reduce the prevalence and magnitude of common modifiable health risk factors related to shortened lifespan in adults with severe mental illness (SMI), as well as in children and youth with serious emotional disturbances (SED).
Estimated Publication Date of Announcement: May 1, 2013
First Estimated Application Due Date: October 1, 2013
Earliest Estimated Award Date: July 1, 2014
PATIENT-CENTERED OUTCOMES RESEARCH INSTITUTE FUNDING ANNOUNCEMENTS
PCORI Funding Announcements (PFAs) are issued to support a portfolio of comparative clinical effectiveness research based on PCORI’s National Priorities for Research and Research Agenda. The organization will award $12 million for up to 14 contracts that collaborate with patients and stakeholders advance address knowledge gaps and advance the field of comparative clinical effectiveness research.
TITLE VII NURSING WORKFORCE DEVELOPMENT PROGRAMS
The Title VIII programs bolster nursing education at all levels through scholarships and programmatic support, from entry-level preparation through graduate study, and provide support for institutions that educate nurses for practice in rural and medically underserved communities. This brochure provides information regarding nursing student demographics, monetary support levels for nursing students, Title VII funding programs by state, and a wealth of additional information.
Download a pdf of the Nursing Workforce Development Programs brochure
U.S. ARMY SCHOLARSHIP FOR PSYCHIATRIC NURSE PRACTITIONERS
The U.S. Army has expanded the educational programs covered under its F. Edward Hebert Armed Forces Health Professions Scholarship Program (HPSP) to include funding for those seeking a masters degree to become a Psychiatric Nurse Practitioner.
For those planning or currently pursuing a career in nursing, the Army’s scholarship program provides benefits while in school and after graduation. In addition to paying the full cost of tuition, the program pays for required books, non-expendable equipment and most other academic fees. HPSP students receive a monthly stipend of $2,088 for 10-and-a half months of each school year which is adjusted each year to allow for cost of living increases. The remaining six weeks of the year are dedicated to hands-on training during which program participants receive officer’s pay as a first lieutenant.
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