OSPN Research/Grant Requests

This research grant is presented to an SPN/OSPN member for the purpose of conducting research related to children and their families. All studies ranging from pilot studies to large, multi-site studies will be considered.

Amount of Grant Funding:

The amount of the grant is variable and will be determined annually by the OSPN Board. The maximum grant is $500.00. If you are conducting a large study and wish to use the OSPN grant to supplement other funding, please be specific about what aspects of the project OSPN funds will support. OSPN will grant one award annually.

Selection Criteria:

  1. Research must be designed to enhance the care of children and their families.
  2. The Research project’s principal investigator must be a registered nurse.

Submission Instructions:

Submissions should be sent electronically to the OSPN by July 30th: ohiospn1@gmail.com

Notification of award selection will be done via email and will be announced at the OSPN Fall Conference in September.

Awards from National:

The National branch (SPN) also gives out annual awards. For more information about those awards, please click here.

Failure to comply with the terms of the research grant agreement is cause for revocation of the grant and a call for the repayment of grant funds.


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