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Grant Programs

Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT)
Funds traineeships for enrolled registered nurses to practice as primary care providers and/or nursing faculty.

Advanced Nursing Education (ANE)
Supports advanced nursing education programs for registered nurses preparing to become nurse practitioners, nurse midwives, nurse anesthetists, nurse administrators, and other specialties requiring advanced education.

Advanced Nursing Education Expansion (ANEE)
Aims to increase the production of primary care advanced practice nurses by supporting more full-time students and accelerating graduation of part-time students by encouraging full time enrollment.

Faculty Development: Integrated Technology into Nursing Education and Practice (ITNEP)
Supports nursing collaboratives for faculty development in the use of information and other technologies to educate students for 21st century health care practice.

Innovative Nurse Education Technologies (INET)
Funds nurse training programs to develop innovative regional approaches to using technology, including competency-based distance learning, to enhance nursing education.

Nurse Anesthetist Traineeship (NAT)
Supports increasing access to nurse anesthetist care for underserved populations who are underrepresented in the health care workforce

Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR)
Provides support for academic, service and continuing education projects designed to enhance nursing education, improve the quality of patient care, increase nurse retention and strengthen the nursing workforce.

Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention (NEPQR): Veterans’ Bachelor of Science Degree in Nursing Program (VBSN)
Supports projects that will build upon the unique leadership skills, abilities, and training that military veterans possess in order to reduce the burden of transitioning into professional nursing careers.

Nurse Faculty Loan Program (NFLP)
Increases the number of qualified nursing faculty to facilitate education of the nurses needed to address the nursing workforce shortage.

Nurse Managed Health Clinics (NMHC)
Supports nurse managed clinics that improve access to primary care services.

Nursing Assistant and Home Health Aide (NAHHA)
Provides training grants for nursing assistants and home health aides to meet the growing health care needs of the aging population.

Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD)
Supports increasing nursing education opportunities for individuals who are from disadvantaged backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities that are underrepresented among registered nurses.

Personal Home Care Aide State Training (PHCAST)
Supports States with the development and demonstration of core competency-based curricula to train individuals as qualified personal and home care aides.