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APHON Evidence Based Practice/Research Grant Program

ebp imageAPHON is offering an exciting opportunity for APHON members who are embarking on a new Research or conducting Evidence Based Practice (EBP) projects that advances pediatric hematology/oncology nursing practice and patient care.

Please consider applying for one of the following grant opportunities:

  • APHON Evidence-Based Practice Grant
    Two $2,500 grants for EBP projects that address the clinical practice of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing.
  • APHON Nursing Research Grant
    One $10,000 grant for a nursing research project that advances pediatric hematology/oncology nursing practice.

Letters of Intent (LOIs) are due to APHON on March 23, 2018 and if accepted proposals are due May 18, 2018.


To support and advance nurses and their practice in order to optimize outcomes for children, adolescents, and young adults with cancer and blood disorders and their families.

Focus Area

Evidence Based Practice and Research project proposals that address clinical practice, educational, or administrative dimensions of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing.

Eligible Applicants

The primary investigator (PI) for the EBP Grant and the APHON Nursing Research Grant must be a registered nurse who is active in pediatric hematology/oncology and who demonstrates interest in making significant contributions to pediatric hematology/oncology nursing.

The PI for the EBP Grant must have a minimum of a BSN, and must be enrolled in a master's or doctoral program. If the PI does not yet have a master's degree, it is expected that they will have a co-investigator with EBP experience who has a master's or higher degree.

Applicants for the APHON Nursing Research grant must have a degree at the doctorate level.

Note: Members of the APHON Board of Directors or persons serving on the APHON EBP/Research committee are not eligible to apply for this grant.

Letter of Intent

Interested applicants for the APHON Research Grant are required to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI). The LOI should follow the format below and will serve to permit assessment of eligibility for the award and the identification of qualified reviewers for the APHON Evidence Based Practice Grant Panel.

Letters of Intent must be received by e-mail to the administrator of the grant, no later than March 23, 2018 (midnight, Central time).

View LOI Guidelines