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American Indians Into Nursing

This funding record is inactive. Please see the program website or contact the program sponsor to determine if this program is currently accepting applications or will open again in the future.

Catalog of Federal Domestic Assistance Number: 93.970
Indian Health Service
Jun 1, 2016

For programmatic questions:
Naomi Aspaas

For grants management or budgetary questions:
Vanietta Armstrong


American Indians Into Nursing grants will award funding to operate the American Indians into Nursing Program, to develop and maintain American Indian nursing career recruitment programs, designed to encourage Indians to enter the nursing field.

The main objectives of the grant program are to:

  • Recruit and train American Indian and Alaska Native individuals to be registered nurses
  • Help associate degree registered nurses become baccalaureate prepared registered nurses
  • Provide programs that prepare practicing registered nurses for advance nursing education
  • Provide scholarships to individuals enrolled in schools of nursing
  • Encourage nurses to provide or continue to provide healthcare services to American Indian and Alaska Native communities

Competition for this grant program is limited to the following high need areas:

  • Navajo Area (NM, AZ)
  • Billings Area (MT, WY)
  • Great Plains Area (SD, ND, NE., IA)
  • Albuquerque Area (CO, NM NV)
  • Phoenix Area (NV, UT, AZ)

Eligible applicants include:

  • Accredited public or private schools of nursing
  • Accredited Tribally-controlled community colleges and Tribally-controlled postsecondary vocational institutions
  • Nurse midwife programs and nurse practitioner programs that are provided by any public or private institution
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling: $400,000
Award floor: $300,000
Number of awards: 5
Project period: 3 years
Total funds available: $1,669,697

Application process

Links to the program guidance and electronic application process will be available through

Tagged as
American Indians, Alaska Natives, and Native Hawaiians · Health workforce education and training · Nurses

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