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Advanced Nursing Education: Nurse Practitioner Residency

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: 93.247
Bureau of Health Workforce, Health Resources and Services Administration, U.S. Department of Health and Human Services
Mar 4, 2019

For programmatic or technical questions:
Debra A. Parchen, MSN, RN

For grants management or budget questions:
Barbara Ellis


The Advanced Nursing Education: Nurse Practitioner Residency Program (Short Title: ANE-NPR) provides grants to prepare new nurse practitioners (NPs) in primary care for practice in community-based settings through clinical and academic focused 12-month Nurse Practitioner Residency (NPR) programs, with a preference for those projects that benefit rural or underserved populations.

The ANE-NPR Program offers 2 tracks based upon applicant readiness.

  1. Track 1 - Development and Start-Up: Applicant needs up to a 12 month start-up period to develop and implement an ANE-NPR Program by no later than the start of year 2
  2. Track 2 - Enhancement and/or Expansion: Applicant that is ready to launch an active ANE-NPR Program with participants, or that has the ability to enhance and/or expand their existing NPR Program, particularly in rural or underserved areas

Applicants are encouraged to address at least one of HRSA's priorities:

  • The opioid crisis
  • Mental health
  • Value-based care delivery and quality improvement initiatives
  • Transforming the workforce – targeting the need
  • Telehealth
  • Childhood obesity
  • Maternal mortality

Eligible applicants include:

  • Schools of nursing
  • Nurse managed health clinics/centers
  • Academic health centers
  • State and local governments
  • Other private or public nonprofit entities determined appropriate by the Secretary
  • Consortia of public or private nonprofit entities that confer degrees, or provide practice support to RNs for NP education in primary care
Geographic coverage
Amount of funding

Award ceiling:

  • Track 1 - Up to $500,000 in year one and up to 1,000,000 in years 2, 3, and 4
  • Track 2 - Up to 1,000,000 per year
Project period: 4 years
Estimated number of awards:
  • Track 1 - 8
  • Track 2 - 20
Estimated total program funding: $20,000,000
Application process

Links to the full announcement and online application process are available through

A link to the application instructions is also available on the HRSA website.

Tagged as
Graduate medical education · Health workforce education and training · Healthcare quality · Illicit drug use · Mental health · Mortality · Nurse practitioners and other advanced practice registered nurses · Obesity and weight control · Prenatal care and obstetrics · Prescription drug abuse · Primary care · Telehealth

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