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Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing (Vcan®) Research Grant

PhD Student Research & DNP Student Project Grants

Our research priorities seek to fundamentally improve patient-centered care and safety by providing thought leadership, research, and scholarship opportunities advancing nursing science by evaluating nursing’s contributions to:

Patient Safety
Organizational Capacity-Building
Sustainability of Organizations
Economic Success

Grants will be awarded to fund innovative and meaningful PhD student research and DNP projects relating to nursing's influence on the POSE outcomes. $50,000 in total awards will be distributed.

VCAN® SCHOLARS GRANT

Funding: $5,000 per PhD student grant

Deadline: 10 April 2017

Funding date: 1 May 2017

VCAN® FELLOWS GRANT

Funding: $2,500 per DNP student grant

Deadline: 10 April 2017

Funding date: 1 May 2017

ELIGIBILITY CRITERIA

  • Current enrollment in a doctoral program
  • Alignment of research or project with the mission and priorities of Vcan®
  • Letter of support from faculty mentor
  • Institutional review board approval, where applicable
  • Complete project within one (1) year of funding

CONTACT INFORMATION

Versant Center for the Advancement of Nursing
East Carolina University
College of Nursing
Health Sciences Building
Mail Stop 162
Greenville, North Carolina 27858
Telephone: 1.252.744.6544
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HOW TO APPLY

To review guidelines for submitting a grant proposal, click here.

INFORMATIONAL WEBINAR

Interested in learning more? An informational webinar was held on February 6th, 2017 at 1:00 pm Eastern. Click here to view the webinar.

Continuing Nursing Education

Versant® is accredited with distinction as a provider of continuing nursing education by the American Nurses Credentialing Center’s Commission on Accreditation.

 

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About Versant

Versant's focus is to fundamentally transform healthcare through an integrated competency-based system that defines, implements, and validates start of the art practices to achieve positive patient outcomes.