AANA Foundation Applications and Program Information

Award Applications
Deadline
Janice Drake CRNA Humanitarian Award Application
This award provides monetary assistance to CRNAs who wish to volunteer and provide anesthesia, education and training in needy areas of the United States or overseas in developing countries. 
 
Click here for more information on the Janice Drake CRNA Humanitarian Award.

February 1

John F. Garde Researcher of the Year Application
This award is presented to an individual who has made significant contribution to the practice of nurse anesthesia through clinical research. Nominees must be CRNAs who currently are or have been active in anesthesia research and can be nominated by any AANA member.

Click here for more information on the John F. Garde Researcher of the Year Award.

February 1

Rita L. LeBlanc Philanthropist of the Year
This award is presented to an individual who has gone beyond the call of duty as a supporter of the AANA Foundation by donating time, talent, and direct financial support. The recipient demonstrates a strong philanthropic spirit, and his or her actions motivate others to give of themselves. 

Click here for more information on the Rita L. LeBlanc Philanthropist of the Year Award.

February 1

Advocate of the Year Award Application
This award is presented to an AANA Foundation Advocate for outstanding commitment to the nurse anesthesia profession through individual support to the AANA Foundation and also encouragement of others to do the same. 

Click here for more information on the Advocate of the Year Award.

February 1


CRNA Opportunities
Deadline 
"State of the Science" Oral Poster Presentation
A $1,000 award accompanies presentation. Application will open in February 2015.
 
 
​"State of the Science" General Poster Presentation
An opportunity for CRNAs and nurse anesthesia students to present their research findings and innovative educational approaches through oral and poster presentations. Research, literature reviews, and innovative, creative techniques in anesthesia are appropriate topics. Application will open in February 2015.

NOTE: If you are not a member of the AANA, please email foundation@aana.com for instructions about non-member submission and the $150 application fee.
 

Oral: April 1

General: May 1

 

 

Doctoral Fellowship
This fellowship supports CRNAs actively engaged in doctoral studies that evidence a strong commitment to research. Recipients possess the vision to impact the health care system as a doctorally prepared CRNA.

The Fellowship Application Page will open in September 2015.
 

Closed

Other Doctoral Fellowships
  • Lorraine D. Dankowski Doctoral Fellowship
  • Florida ANA Practice and Research Doctoral Fellowship
  • Kay Wagner Pennsylvania ANA Practice and Research Doctoral Fellowship

The Fellowship Application Page will open in September 2015.

 

Closed

 

Post-Doctoral Fellowship
Funding will be awarded to CRNAs who, having been awarded the doctorate, are actively involved in the development of a research program. The goal of this program is to support nurse anesthetists who evidence a strong commitment to nurse anesthesia, and are seeking to develop a research program.

The Fellowship Application Page will open in September 2015.
  

Closed

Palmer Carrier, CRNA Fellowship
Applicants must be currently enrolled in a doctorate degree program at a nationally accredited university to enhance their professional development as a leader in research. Preference is given to applicants who have received candidacy status in their doctoral program. 

The Fellowship Application Page will open in September 2015.

Closed

General Research Grants

The General Research application should be used for General Research Grants. The application period is now open for Spring Grant Proposals.

General Research Grants Application Page - Click here to apply.

May 1

Veterans Administration Grant

The Open Submission Application is to be used for Veterans Administration grants.

Open Submission Grants Application Page - Click here to apply.

Open Submission

Office Based Research Grant

The Open Submission Application is to be used for Office Based Research Grants.

Open Submission Grants Application Page - Click here to apply.

 

Open Submission

 

 

​Board of Trustees Nominations
Applications for the Foundation's Board of Trustees will be accepted starting January 2015.

 

Closed
 
Doctoral Mentorship Program
 
This program is designed to encourage researchers to build a body of CRNA research. Members of the program are eligible to see the contact information of all participants.

FY14DoctoralMentorshipApplication.doc
Rolling Submission
 
Discoveries of Distinction 

The AANA Foundation in cooperation with the AANA NewsBulletin staff has designated a section of the NewsBulletin to research. This section is designated to give readers a very concise summary of research studies conducted by CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists.
fy12_Discoveries of Distinction.docFY14 Discoveries of Distinction.doc

 

Open Submission

 

 
Student Opportunities
Deadline
Student Scholarships and Program Verification Form
Scholarships are available to all nurse anesthesia students who are AANA student members and currently enrolled in an accredited nurse anesthesia program. Students must be in good standing within the attended program and meet the specific scholarship requirements outlined in the application. Application will open in January 2015.

March 1

"State of the Science" Oral Poster Presentation
A $1,000 award accompanies presentation. Application will open in February 2015.
 
 
"State of the Science" General Poster Presentation
An opportunity for CRNAs and nurse anesthesia students to present their research findings and innovative educational approaches through oral and poster presentations. Research, literature reviews, and innovative, creative techniques in anesthesia are appropriate topics. Application will open in February 2015.
 

NOTE: If you are not a member of the AANA, please email foundation@aana.com for instructions about non-member submission and the $150 application fee.

 

Oral: April 1

General: May 1 

 

Program Administrator's Outstanding Student Researcher 
The Program Administrator's Outstanding Student Researcher Award, established in 1999, is presented to a senior nurse anesthesia student from the nurse anesthesia program. The Award recognizes the student's work in research and commitment to the profession of nurse anesthesia to advance the art and science of anesthesiology.

 

 
Open Submission

 

Dean Hayden Student Research Scholarship

This research scholarship is open to students meeting the following criteria: 1) Nurse anesthesia student in good academic standing, 2) Member of the AANA. Application will open in January 2015.

March 1

​Student Emergency Educational Grant Program
The Student Emergency Educational Grant Program is intended to support student nurse anesthetists during times of financial hardship.

 

Student Emergency Educational Grant Program Information & Application

Open Submission
Doctoral Mentorship Program
 
This program is designed to encourage researchers to build a body of CRNA research. Members of the program are eligible to see the contact information of all participants.

FY14DoctoralMentorshipApplication.doc
Rolling Submission
Discoveries of Distinction
The AANA Foundation in cooperation with the AANA NewsBulletin staff has designated a section of the NewsBulletin to research.  This section is designated to give readers a very concise summary of research studies conducted by CRNAs and student nurse anesthetists.
fy14_Discoveries of Distinction.doc

 

Open Submission