"Open Call" Funding Opportunity Announcement

The TriService Nursing Research Program (TSNRP) was founded in 1992 and funds and supports rigorous scientific research studies and evidence-based practice (EBP) projects in the field of military nursing.

TSNRP is located within the Uniformed Services University of the Health Sciences (USU) which

is authorized by 10 USC 2113(g)(1)(A) to make grants to any nonprofit entity for the purpose of carrying out cooperative enterprises in medical research, medical consultation, and medical education.

TSNRP supports nurse scientists in all stages of their careers through research funding, education, and mentoring.

Since its inception, TSNRP has funded over 430 research and EBP projects; 19 applications were successfully funded in Fiscal Year 201 6. The mission of TSNRP is to facilitate nursing research to optimize the health of military members and their beneficiaries, with the following the five strategic goals:
1. Advance a culture of scientific inquiry and scholarly knowledge application.

2. Advocate mission critical priorities by building a military nursing research science base.

3. Expand infrastructure to support and develop nursing research and EBP.

4. Invest in military nurse scientists and programs of research.

5. Foster interservice nursing research capacity.

Related Programs

Uniformed Services University Medical Research Projects

Department of Defense

Agency: Department Of Defense

Office: Uniformed Services Univ. of the Health Sciences

Estimated Funding: $500,000

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Additional Information of Eligibility:
Only individuals who are U. S. citizens or permanent residents, or citizens of U. S. territories, and are applying to or have been accepted to a U. S. accredited graduate institution to pursue a master's or doctoral level degree in oceanography, marine biology, or maritime archaeology (including all science, engineering, social science and resource management of ocean and coastal areas) are eligible for an award under this scholarship program.

In addition, to be eligible to apply, applicants must have a cumulative 3.30 grade point average.

Scholars must maintain a minimum cumulative and term grade point average of 3.30 for every term and for the duration of their award.

If applicant does not maintain this grade point average, he/she will be placed on probation after the first term.

If the grade point average is not brought up for that year, the recipient’s scholarship will be terminated.

In addition, satisfactory progress must be made toward the completion of a thesis or dissertation.

If it is determined that the scholar will not complete his/her thesis or dissertation prior to the end of the award, funding may be withdrawn.

Individuals who already receive NOAA or federal funding from grants or scholarship for graduate school are not eligible to receive the Dr. Nancy Foster Scholarship.

If a student is willing to give up the other federal funding, then he/she is eligible to receive the award.

Universities or other organizations may not apply on behalf of an individual.

Prospective scholars do not need to be enrolled in a graduate program at the time of application but must be admitted to a graduate level program in order to be awarded this scholarship.

Eligibility must be maintained for each succeeding year of support, and annual reporting requirements, to be specified at a later date, will apply.

Individuals who are in their last year of graduate school are unlikely to receive this award.

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