Research Awards & Grants


Amount: Up to $15,000
Grants/Year: 2-3
Duration: 1 year (Proposal budgets should be detailed with this in mind)
Focus: To encourage members to develop and implement quality and patient safety programs at their own institutions.  The project must fit within an area of importance to the membership of POSNA.
  1. Abstract: succinctly describe every major aspect of the grant: what, why, and how (Performance measure, Patient Safety, CPG, AUC, etc.).
  2. Specific Aims: What are you doing?
  3. Background and Significance: Why are you doing this?
  4. Preliminary Studies and Results: What you have already done and how did you do it?
  5. Research Design and Methods: How you plan to do the research, why you are doing it this way, when and where you are doing it, how you will analyze the data?
  6. Budget Justification: personnel, equipment, software, travel costs, etc.
Scoring Criteria: The grant will be scored based on both value and project delivery risk criteria. 
Additional Information: Applications open January 2022
Deadline: TBD
Questions: You can contact the POSNA office at (630)478-0480 or email at
Eligibility Criteria: POSNA member in good standing
Application Status: Closed