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California Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program: Registered Nurse Education

Sponsor
California Office of Statewide Health Planning and Development
Deadlines
Dec 7, 2018
Purpose

The Song-Brown Healthcare Workforce Training Program provides grants to support registered nurse training programs in California.

Competitive proposals will demonstrate a commitment to:

  • Attracting and admitting under-represented minorities and those from underserved communities
  • Training students in underserved areas
  • Placing graduates in underserved areas

Capitation funding will support the costs associated with educating full-time RN pre-licensure students.

Funding is available to support special programs, with a focus on matriculation and pipelines. Special Programs may include, but are not limited to:

  • Advancing from ADN to BSN and from BSN to MSN
  • Developing a graduate level nursing program that prepares nurses to become nursing faculty
  • Supporting expanded educational capacity
  • Developing a nursing bridge program for veterans
Eligibility

Nurse education programs that are approved by the California Board of Registered Nursing.

Geographic coverage
California
Amount of funding

Maximum funding requested is based on the program type:

  • Associates Degree in Nursing programs:
    • $200,000 maximum
    • $10,000 per student per year
    • Up to 10 students, for a maximum of 2 years
  • Bachelor of Science in Nursing programs:
    • $240,000 maximum
    • $12,000 per student per year
    • Up to 10 students, for a maximum of 2 years
  • Master of Science in Nursing programs:
    • $240,000 maximum
    • $12,000 per student per year
    • Up to 10 students, for a maximum of 2 years

$1,000,000 in state funding is available to support special programs. Programs meeting the eligibility requirements may apply for a maximum award of $125,000 for a project lasting no longer than 2 years.

Application process

Links to additional guidance, application instructions, and the online application portal are available on the program website.

Tagged as
Health professions faculty · Health workforce education and training · Health workforce pipeline · Minorities · Nurses · Primary care · Veterans · California



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