The Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI) Research Grants are for graduate students in research-focused doctoral degree (PhD, DNS, EdD) programs.
The CCI Research Grants support designated perioperative research and evidence-based practice projects approved by the AORN Research Committee. Projects include research and evidence-based practice projects to create AORN Guidelines, recognized by the National Guideline Clearing House. Two grants will be awarded:
- One (1) grant in the amount of $2,500 for an evidence-based project required to earn a Doctorate of Nursing Practice (DNP) degree.
- One (1) grant in the amount of $2,500 for conducting a dissertation research study that makes a significant contribution to the science of nursing required to earn a Doctoral degree (PhD, DNS, EdD)
Grant applications will open on Feb 9, 2017 and be accepted through May 1, 2017.
Funds for this grant are provided jointly by the AORN Foundation and the Competency and Credentialing Institute (CCI).
Contact for application questions and more information:
Lisa Spruce, RN, DNP, ACNS, ACNP, ANP, CNOR, FAAN
Director, Evidence-Based Perioperative Practice
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses (AORN)
2170 S. Parker Road, Suite 400
Denver, CO 80231-571
303.755.6304 ext. 207
800.755.2676 ext. 207