93.178: Nursing Workforce Diversity
Alternate Name: Nursing Workforce Diversity NWD Nursing Workforce Diversity: Eldercare Enhancement NWD-E2
Aug. 19, 2022
Aug. 19, 2022
NWD: Supports projects that increase nursing education opportunities for individuals who are from disadvantaged backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities that are underrepresented among registered nurses. Eldercare Enhancement (E2): supports projects that provide enhanced eldercare education and training opportunities to nursing students from disadvantaged backgrounds, including racial and ethnic minorities underrepresented among registered nurses.
Type of Assistance
B - Project Grants
Eligible applicants are collegiate schools of nursing, nursing centers, academic health centers, State or local governments, and other private or public entities accredited by a recognized body or bodies or state agency, approved for the purpose of nursing education by the Secretary of Education. In addition to schools in the 50 states, only those in the District of Columbia, the Commonwealth of Puerto Rico, the Northern Mariana Islands, American Samoa, Guam, the U.S. Virgin Islands, the Federated States of Micronesia, the Republic of the Marshall Islands, and the Republic of Palau are eligible to apply. Federally Recognized Indian Tribal Government and Native American organizations may apply if they are otherwise eligible.
Accredited public and nonprofit private schools of nursing and other public or nonprofit private entities. Project participants must be in an accredited program, a citizen of the United States, a non-citizen national of the United States or a foreign national who possesses a visa permitting permanent residence in the United States. Individuals on temporary or student visas are not eligible participants and may not receive NWD grant support.