MNRS Seed Grants

Applications Accepted: August 3, 2015
Deadline for Submission: November 2, 2015

 

â–ºDoctoral students may only apply for dissertation awards

 

MNRS Seed Grant

The Midwest Nursing Research Society is pleased to offer one Seed Grant of up to $10,000. The purpose of this grant is to support researchers in the Midwest that advances 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.

Submissions will only be accepted between August 3 - November 2, 2015. When more than one investigator is listed, the first individual named is the MNRS point of contact. The first investigator will assume responsibility for the conduct of the research. No additional information will be accepted after the proposal has been received except for formal notification of IRB approval.

MNRS New Investigator Grant

The Midwest Nursing Research Society is pleased to offer one New Investigator Grant of up to $10,000. The purpose of this grant is support researchers in the Midwest that advances nursing science and practice. Funds are available for quantitative or qualitative research on any topic relevant to nursing science. Applicants are not eligible for the New Investigator Grant if they are more than 7 years’ post-dissertation or have received NIH funding from either the R or K series or equivalent federal level sources or have received extramural funding exceeding $100,000.

Submissions will only be accepted between August 3 - November 2, 2015. When more than one investigator is listed, the first individual named is the MNRS point of contact. The first investigator will assume responsibility for the conduct of the research. No additional information will be accepted after the proposal has been received except for formal notification of IRB approval.

The MNRS Grants Committee is tasked with setting the policies and procedures for all grants, reviewing applications, and recommending funding avenues to the MNRS Board of Directors. No proposals will be returned to the grant applicant.


HOW TO SUBMIT:

CLICK HERE FOR ONLINE GRANT APPLICATION*

For a video tutorial of the application process, click here.

For written directions of the application process, click here.

Submissions are online only. Applicants may only apply to one grant per reviewing period. 


OTHER INFORMATION

Notification

Recipients will be notified if they have received a 2016 Seed Grant sometime in January 2016.

Funding
Funding starts at the end of the Annual Conference (March 17-20, 2016 - Wisconsin Center & Hyatt Regency, Milwaukee, WI), but only after the recipient has received IRB approval. Attaining IRB approval is the responsibility of the investigator.

Budget is not to exceed applicable grant amount. Only expenses essential to the conduct of the proposed research will be funded. No indirect costs are allowed.

Allowable expenses:

  • Personnel: RAs can be hired on an hourly or FTE% basis. State percentage of effort on project and salaries and benefits. PI and CoPI salaries, and subcontractors, are NOT allowable.
  • Supplies: Items with a unit cost of $500 or less.
  • Travel only as related to carrying out this research proposal NOT to present the findings of the study
  • Printing, Parking, food postage, subject incentives, telephone, and duplicating in this category.

Prohibited expenses:

  • Equipment
  • Supplies with a unit cost of more than $500
  • Personal computers
  • PI and CoPI salaries
  • Subcontractors
  • Educational assistance such as tuition, textbooks, or dissertation preparation
  • Travel or per diem to present papers or posters to MNRS or any other conference
  • Conference registration
  • Funds cannot be used to travel to the MNRS Conference
  • MNRS membership