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The Massachusetts General Hospital Nursesí Alumni Association (MGHNAA)

Grant Application

This grant, supported by and named for the MGH School of Nursing Nurses Alumni Association with oversight by the Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research at MGH provides 2 years of funding for project-related expenses. Each grant recipient will receive $3000 to implement a proposed project in adherence with the terms of the grant and budget-related policies. Each project should aim to advance nursing science and improve outcomes for the nursing workforce, patients, or families. Upon completion of the award, it is expected that the recipient will present findings at minimum to the MGH nursing community in poster and podium formats (e.g. Nursing Research Grand Rounds, MGH Nursing Research Day), including presentation at an MGH School of Nursing homecoming event, and submission of a manuscript in a peer-reviewed, scholarly journal.

Selection Criteria:

  • Applicant is a graduate of a DNP program or an advanced practice nurse graduate of a MSN program.
  • Proposed project is EBP, Quality Improvement, or Original Research with potential for translation of results into practice. NOTE: Original Research submissions are limited to MSN Advanced Practice Nurse applicants only and a PhD-level Nurse Scientist mentor is recommended.
  • Applicant is a registered nurse employed full-time at MGH.
  • Applicant is endorsed by his/her MGH Director.
  • Applicant must be able to complete the research within the award period of 2 years.

One award will be granted in the amount of $3000.00
Key Dates:

  • Proposal due: February 1, 2021
  • Recipient notified: April 1, 2021
  • Grant term: June 1, 2021 – May 31, 2023

For detailed information about the grant and required documents see the Guidelines
To APPLY for the grant, visit:
*Please note, the documents below will need to be uploaded as part of the online application. Please complete these documents prior to initiating the online application. Incomplete applications cannot be saved and re-accessed.

  1. NIH biosketch (for the applicant only)
  2. Project proposal
  3. Budget
  4. Proposed timeline
  5. Statement of endorsement from your Director/Supervisor
  6. QI checklist, for QI projects only

For complete instructions, please refer to the grant Guidelines
Questions: Please contact the Yvonne L. Munn Center for Nursing Research via email at:


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