Training Grant(s) Announcement

The Department of Health and Human Services Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) is offering a number of grant opportunities.

Advanced Education Nursing Traineeship (AENT) Program
Application deadline: February 15, 2016

Eligible applicants are education programs that provide registered nurses with nurse practitioner and nurse-midwife education.  Such programs may include schools of nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, State or local governments, and other public or private nonprofit entities authorized by the Secretary to confer degrees to registered nurses for nurse practitioner nurse-midwife education.
Description: The purpose of the AENT program is to increase the number of primary care Advanced Practice Registered Nurses (APRN) trained in rural and/or underserved communities to better prepare graduates to practice in these communities.  The AENT grant provides traineeships to nurses who are pursuing advanced degrees as primary care nurse practitioners (NP) or nurse-midwives.
Contact: Michael McCalla at (301)443-0856 or email

Leadership Education in Neurodevelopmental and Other Related Disabilities (LEND)
Application deadline: February 5, 2016

Description: The purpose of this graduate-level training program is to improve the health of infants, children, and adolescents who have, or are at risk for developing, autism spectrum disorder (ASD) or other neurodevelopmental and other related disabilities (DD), by expanding interdisciplinary training opportunities for graduate-level trainees from a wide variety of professional disciplines.
Contact: Robyn Schulhof at (301)443-0258 or email


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