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Grants

Through the generosity of donors to the Midwest Nursing Research Society Foundation, MNRS is able to offer nurse researchers grant opportunities to further their work and contribute to the profession of nursing science. The Foundation and Grants Committee urges you to apply for one of the grant opportunities offered solely to MNRS members. Please click on the links below for the individual requirements for each grant and the link to the application site. 
The grant application portal will be open September 4 – November 16, 2018. 
   
MNRS Dissertation – Founders’ Circle Endowment Fund Grant: Encourages dissertation research that advances nursing science and practice. Funds are available for quantitative and qualitative research on any topic relevant to nursing science. The grant will be funded up to $2,500. CLICK HERE for the grant criteria and application guidelines.
MNRS Seed Grant: Supports researchers in the Midwest that advance nursing science and practice. Funds are available for quantitative and qualitative research on any topic relevant to nursing science. This funding is available to all MNRS nursing researchers, regardless of prior funding history or time from dissertation. The grant will be funded up to $10,000. CLICK HERE for the grant criteria and application guidelines.
MNRS Sally Lusk Grant: Supports the research development of budding scholars in the Midwest Region in honor of Dr. Sally Lusk’s distinguished care in nursing research. The grant will be funded up to $2,500. CLICK HERE for the grant criteria and application guidelines.
MNRS Joseph & Jean Buckwalter Grant: Supports the research development of budding scholars in the Midwest Region, especially those with interests in cancer and depression.  This grant opportunity was made possible through a bequest from the estate of Dr. Joseph and Jean Buckwalter to their son and daughter-in-law, Jody and Kitty Buckwalter.  The grant will be funded up to $2,500. CLICK HERE for the grant criteria and application guidelines.
MNRS/American Nurses Foundation (ANF) Research Grant*: Encourages qualified nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research and science and the enhancement of patient care.  A competitive grant award is available for an experienced or beginner researcher who is a member of MNRS.  The grant will be funded at $5,000. CLICK HERE for the grant criteria and application guidelines.
MNRS/Sigma Theta Tau Int’l (STTI) Research Grant*: Encourages qualified nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research; proposals for pilot and/or developmental research may be submitted. All research topics and designs are eligible for support. Multidisciplinary, historical, and international research is encouraged. The grant will be funded by STTI at $2,500. CLICK HERE for the grant criteria and application guidelines.

*Grant Application and Deadlines differ from MNRS deadlines.  Please review the grant criteria and application guidelines carefully to ensure timing.

 


Have your grants reviewed before you apply!

Below is a link to a roster of experts who have agreed to perform one pre-submission grant review and/or one manuscript review per year with the payment for this service to be made directly to the MNRS Foundation.  Please peruse the list to find a reviewer with the experience and/or expertise in your grant/manuscript submission area of interest.  You may contact said reviewer directly to discuss the review process and agree on a fee.  If you have any questions, please contact the MNRS office.

Grant and Manuscript review fees are negotiable. Suggested fees are $100 for manuscript review, and $250 for grant review.

Roster of Grant Review Experts

Roster of Manuscript Review Experts