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APHON Evidence-Based Practice Grant Program

ebp imageAPHON offers an exciting opportunity for APHON members who are embarking on conducting Evidence-Based Practice (EBP) projects that advance pediatric hematology/oncology nursing practice and patient care.

Please consider applying for the following grant opportunity:

  • APHON Evidence-Based Practice Grant*
    One $2,500 grant for EBP projects that address the clinical practice of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing.
  • The Mattie Miracle Cancer Foundation Research Grant*
    Two $5,000 grants for nursing research projects that address the implementation of recommendations from any of the 15 Standards for the Psychosocial Care of Children With Cancer and Their Families.

Letters of Intent (LOIs) are due to APHON by 11:59 pm Central Standard Time on April 30, and if accepted, proposals are due by 11:59 pm Central Time on June 18.

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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 project proposals that address clinical practice, educational, or administrative dimensions of pediatric hematology/oncology nursing.

Eligible Applicants

The primary investigator (PI) must be a registered nurse who is active in pediatric hematology/oncology and who demonstrates an interest in making significant contributions to pediatric hematology/oncology nursing. The PI must also 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.

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 grant are required to submit a Letter of Intent (LOI). The LOI should follow the format below and will serve to permit the 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 submitted through APHON's grant portal on Common Grant Application no later than 11:59 pm Central Time on April 30.

View LOI Guidelines

View grant proposal webinar overview


ONCClogo1*APHON thanks the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation for their generous support of an APHON Evidence-Based Practice grant.