2022 Summer GAPNA Newsletter Volume 41 Number 2

Grants Available for Research and Scholarship

By Jennifer Serafin

The GAPNA Foundation is pleased to announce the 2022 applications are open for research and scholarship grants. Available grants include:

Applications are due by May 15, 2022, and winners will be announced at the Awards Luncheon at GAPNA’s 2022 Annual Conference, September 15-17 in Orlando, FL. View all GAPNA and GAPNAF Awards & Scholarships.

Eligibility Requirements

  • Applicant must be a current GAPNA member. If you are not a current member, you may include a GAPNA membership application and fee with the grant application.
  • Members may apply for more than one grant.
  • Each award is limited to one per person per year.

Grant Requirements

  • Each grant is time limited and must be used during the 12 months following award.
  • Grant funds must be used strictly for expenses related to the proposed research. No indirect expenses will be covered.

Proposal Requirements: The proposal must be relevant to nursing care of older adults.

  • Evidence-based: examines and/or provides support for decision making in clinical practice.
  • Outcomes-based: designed to measure and improve health outcomes for older adults.

Review Criteria: Reviewers will evaluate the application using the following criteria:

  • Overall impact
  • Significance
  • Investigator
  • Innovation
  • Approach
  • Environment

The Foundation is looking forward to competitive applications for the grants. Please spread the word or start on your application(s) now!

Jennifer Serafin, GNP
Chair, GAPNA Foundation