The Nursing Research Grant Program is intended to support and encourage the research career development of nurses as clinical investigators at Seattle Children's. The program supports nurses of all levels of research experience. Nurses and others experienced in research are available to provide mentorship support for those who would like to apply for funds to support research, but lack experience.
- RFA released: July 1, December 1
- Applications due: October 1, March 1
- Review of applications: October, March
- Award announcement: November, April
- Funding begins: January 1, June 1
- Amount awarded will be a maximum of $10,000. Payment of indirect costs is not allowed. Projects may be up to two years in length.
- Up to six projects are expected to be funded annually.
- Personnel and/or investigator salary
- Supplies and research equipment
- Expenses such as fees for core facilities and services, including biostatistics, research staff support, laboratory studies, translation, interpretation, etc.
- Applicants must be a Seattle Children's nurse working in any areas of the hospital including inpatient, ambulatory and/or regional clinics. Direct care staff, leadership and advanced practice nurses are eligible to apply.
- Applicants who are novice researchers must identify a mentor. The nursing research committee chair can assist in identifying a mentor, if needed.
- Applicants who are enrolled in an academic program may not apply for funds to support research that is being conducted within the context of the academic program.
- Download and complete the following documents:
- Send a draft of your application to Nursing Research at least three weeks prior to the application deadline.
- To request a biostatistics study design consultation for your application, applicants must contact Children's Center for Biomedical Statistics at least six weeks in advance of the application deadline. Indicate that it is a nursing project in your request.
- Email completed application materials as one single PDF or Word document to the Nursing Research Grant Program by the application due date.
- Submissions will be reviewed and applicants notified of award status within one month of the application deadline.
- Applicants that are not awarded funding may reapply for future funding.
Research center membership
It is required that applicants must become a member of one of the research centers at Seattle Children's. To learn about the benefits of joining the Center for Clinical and Translational Research (CCTR) and to become a member, visit our Become a Member page.
CCTR core services and facilities
The CCTR has several core services and facilities that may be of use for funded projects. The costs for these services should be included in the project budget. The CCTR program coordinator can help you in determining the cost of these services.
For more information, contact the Nursing Research Program Coordinator.