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Welcome to this new Web resource designed specifically for students at AACN member institutions. Please let us know what additional information you would like to see posted in this section by contacting rrosseter@aacn.nche.edu.

Student News

February 1, 2017

New Grant Funding Opportunity for Graduate Students

The NIDA Blending Initiative: Moving Science from Research to Practice will award up to $10,000 for a project grant from a graduate student (Master’s, Doctoral, or Post-Doctoral) from an accredited program at an AACN member school. This grant is intended to support projects that contribute to a student’s knowledge of Substance Use Disorder (SUD) and advance research, dissemination, and adoption of evidence- based SUD treatment. The award will be disbursed in three equal payments after receipt and acceptance of the required progress reports. Proposals are due February 24, 2017. Awards will be announced on March, 10, 2017.


January 18, 2017

2017 Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship Application is Now Open!

The 2017 application for the Johnson & Johnson Minority Nurse Faculty Scholarship is open to full-time students in doctoral and master’s programs who will serve as nurse faculty after completing their degree programs. Scholarship recipients are selected by an application review committee and are awarded $18,000 which is disbursed in the fall. Winners are required to attend AACN’s Faculty Development Conference, which is held in November 2017 and meet regularly with a mentor.


December 5, 2016

AACN Selects New Nurse Faculty Scholars

AACN is pleased to announce that five new Minority Nurse Faculty Scholars have been selected through a national scholarship program funded by the Johnson & Johnson Campaign for Nursing’s Future. Launched to address the faculty shortage and enhance diversity among nurse educators, this AACN-administered program provides generous financial support, mentoring, and leadership development to graduate students from minority backgrounds who aspire to teach in our nation’s schools of nursing.


November 18, 2016

Employment of New Nurse Graduates and Employer Preferences for Baccalaureate-Prepared Nurses

In August 2016, AACN conducted its seventh online survey of nursing schools offering baccalaureate and graduate programs in the U.S. to better assess the experience of new graduates in finding employment during these tough economic times. For the fifth consecutive year, AACN asked schools to identify if employers in their region were requiring or preferring that new Registered Nurse (RN) hires have at least a baccalaureate degree in nursing.


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