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The Agnes Marshall Walker Foundation (AMWF) supports its namesake’s belief that all nurses should have access to education and the opportunity for professional development. Donations raised will exclusively fund the AMWF grant program.

The grant awards include funds to

WFNN Travel Grant

The WFNN Travel Grant is awarded to AANN members to provide financial assistance to attend the World Federation of Neuroscience Nurses (WFNN) 12th Quadrennial Congress in Opatija, Croatia from September 17-21, 2017. The grant is valued at $750.00 which can be used for registration, special sessions, and/or travel and hotel expenses.  The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors.

The deadline to submit applications for the 2017 WFNN Travel Grant has passed. Questions about the grant or the application? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

CNRN Recertification Grant

The CNRN Recertification Grant is awarded to AANN members to provide financial assistance to those who are due to recertify their CNRN credential by December 31, 2017.  The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors.

The deadline to submit applications for the 2017 Recertification Grant has passed. Questions about the grant or the application? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

AANN Annual Meeting Travel Grant

The AMWF Travel Grant is awarded to AANN members to provide financial assistance to attend the 2018 AANN Annual Meeting.  The grant is valued at $750.00 which can be used for registration, special sessions, and/or travel and hotel expenses.  The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors.  This year's AANN Annual Meeting will be held in San Diego, CA.

The deadline to submit applications for the 2018 Travel Grant has passed. Questions about the grant or the application? Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

"Receiving the AMWF travel grant allowed me to check off a career bucket list item of speaking at a national education meeting! As our hospital's stroke program coordinator, I was also able to take back a lot of great information to improve our program." - Heather Sudduth, OTR/L, CCM, CEAS, Stroke Program Coordinator - Singing River Health System

ABNN Certification Grant

The ABNN Certification Grant is awarded to AANN members to provide financial assistance who have not yet obtained the Certified Neuroscience Registered Nurse (CNRN) or Stroke Certified Registered Nurse (SCRN) credential.  The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors.

The deadline to submit for the 2018 ABNN Certification Grant is Wednesday, January 17, 2018. Questions about the grant or the application?  Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference Travel Grant

The AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference Grant is awarded to AANN members to provide financial assistance to neuroscience and stroke nursing professionals to advance their career by receiving funding to attend the AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference.  The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors.

The deadline to submit applications for the 2017 AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference Travel Grant has passed. Questions about the grant or the application?  Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Research Grant

The AMWF Research Grant is awarded to AANN members to provide financial assistance to neuroscience nursing research projects that address the clinical practice, educational, certification, or administrative dimensions of neuroscience nursing.  The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors.

The deadline to submit applications for the Research Grant is  Wednesday, February 7, 2018. Questions about the grant or the application?  Contact us at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

Strategic Partnerships

AMWF works closely with neuroscience organizations such as AANN, ABNN, and the World Federation of Neuroscience Nursing (WFNN).

Foundation Driven Studies

AMWF encourages grant recipients to share findings from their research at the AANN Annual Educational Meeting. Contact the AANN education manager at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. for information about submitting an abstract or poster presentation for the annual meeting.