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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

AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference Grant

The AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference Grant is awarded to provide financial assistance to neuroscience and stroke nursing professionals to advance their career by receiving funding to attend the Virtual AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference.  This grant can be used towards the registration fee for the virtual conference. The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors.

The deadline to submit for the 2021 AANN Advances in Stroke Care Conference Grant is Thursday, July 8, 2021. View a previous grant recipient's application as an example.  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..

International Neuroscience Nursing Research Symposium Travel Grant

The International Neuroscience Nursing Research Symposium (INNRS) Grant is awarded to neuroscience nursing professionals to provide financial assistance to attend the Virtual Annual International Neuroscience Nursing Research Symposiumin. The grant is valued at $150 which can be used for the registration fee. The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors.

The deadline to submit for the 2021 INNRS Grant is Thursday, July 8, 2021. View a previous grant recipient's application as an example. 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..

ABNN Certification Grant

The ABNN Certification Grant is awarded to a neuroscience nurse to provide financial assistance to those 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 2021 ABNN Certification Grant is Thursday, July 29, 2021. View a previous grant recipient's application as an example. 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/SCRN Recertification Grant

The CNRN/SCRN Recertification Grant is open to CNRN and SCRN certificants with an expiration date of December 31, 2021 and who will apply for recertification by the October 1, 2021 early bird deadline. The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors.

The deadline to submit for the 2021 Recertification Grant is Thursday, August 12, 2021. View a previous grant recipient's application as an example. 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 Neuroscience Nursing Annual Conference Grant

The Annual Conference Grant is awarded to a neuroscience nurse to provide financial assistance to attend the AANN Annual Conference.  The grant is valued at $540 - $750 which can be used for the conference registration fee. The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors. 

The deadline to submit for the 2021 AANN Annual Meeting Grant has passed. View a previous grant recipient's application as an example.  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 Annual Meeting 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

Research Grant

The AMWF Research Grant is awarded to a neuroscience nurse 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 2021 Research 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 Membership Grant

The AANN Membership Grant is awarded to provide financial assistance to neuroscience nursing professionals seeking or renewing AANN membership to further their education and professional development.

AANN Membership Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis and the total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors. 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 New Chapter Grant

The AANN New Chapter Grant is awarded to provide startup funding for AANN chapters in development or newly formed AANN Chapters (2 years or less). Funding can be used as a starting balance for a bank account, or for a project/program for a newer chapter.

AANN New Chapter Grant applications are accepted on a rolling basis and the total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors. 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 Neuroscience Advanced Practice Provider (Neuro-APP) Educational Conference

The Neuro-APP Grant is awarded to neuroscience nursing professionals to provide financial assistance to neuroscience nursing professionals to attend the Neuroscience Advanced Practice Provider (Neuro-APP) Educational Conference in January 2021. The grant is valued at $550 which can be used towards the registration fee of the virtual meeting. The total number of grant recipients will be determined by the AMWF Board of Directors.

The deadline to submit for the AANN Annual Neuroscience Advanced Practice Provider Educational Meeting 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..

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.