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Sayre Memorial Fund Scholar Award

To provide funding to nurses interested in conducting research.

Amount Awarded: $3500

Number Awarded: 1 each year.

Duration: 1 year.

Deadline: April of each year.

Eligibility: This program is open to RNs who have earned at least a bachelor's degree. Applicants must be beginning researchers who have had no more than 3 research-based publications in refereed journals and have received, as a principal investigator, no more than $5,000 in extramural funding in any 1 research area. Proposed research may be for master's thesis or doctoral dissertation only if the project has been approved by the principal investigator's thesis or dissertation committee. The proposed research must relate to the interaction between clinical practice and the role of those occupying leadership/management positions. Preference is given to studies examining that relationship in a community or managed care setting (as opposed to acute care).

Additional Information: There is a $50 application fee.

Contact Information:
American Nurses Foundation
600 Maryland Avenue, SW, Suite 100 West
Washington, DC 20024
Fax: 202/651-7354