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Program Details

HHS: Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention – Bachelor of Science in Nursing Practicums in Community Settings Program HRSA-16-066

This two-year funding opportunity's purpose is to increase experiential training opportunities for senior-level BSN students in primary care community-based settings by (1) establishing and expanding upon academic-practice partnerships between schools of nursing and community-based clinical sites; and (2) providing senior-level BSN students with meaningful clinical experiences and training in medically underserved and rural communities. Through this program, BHW hopes that new BSN graduates may receive experiential training that increases BSN student's exposure to some of the nation's most vulnerable and underserved populations that reside in rural community-based settings.

USC School of Nursing may only submit one application in response to this program announcement. Your application submission MUST be coordinated with the Office of the Vice President for Research. Please send a two page abstract via email to Richard White ( by December 10, 2015. In addition to the 2-page abstract, you should also submit a biosketch for the PI.

HHS indicates that a letter of intent is NOT REQUIRED and a full proposal is due by January 20, 2016. For more information:

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