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Pauline Thompson Clinical Nursing Research Award

To provide financial assistance to nurses in graduate school in Pennsylvania who are interested in conducting a clinical research project.

Amount Awarded: $1000

Number Awarded: 1 each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: May of each year.

Eligibility: Applicants must be enrolled in a master's of nursing program accredited by the NLN or a doctorate of nursing program accredited by the regional association. The program must be located in Pennsylvania. Applicants must be Pennsylvania residents; be interested in conducting research that focuses on a clinical topic that directly affects patient/client care; have obtained no more than $5,000 in other research funds; be a member of the Pennsylvania State Nurses Association; and be sponsored by an individual who can attest to the applicant's ability to develop and conduct a research project.

Additional Information: The recipient must attend the foundation's annual banquet to receive the award. The recipient will be the guest of the foundation at the banquet and financial support for travel and overnight accommodations will be provided if necessary. In addition, the recipient must submit a report annually or at the completion of the research project.

Contact Information:
Nursing Foundation of Pennsylvania
Attn: Awards Committee
2578 Interstate Drive
PO Box 68525
Harrisburg, PA 17106
717/657-1222
Fax: 717/651-1222
psna@psna.org
www.psna.org