Clinical Project Funding

2015 Recipient

Jeannie Wirth, MSN,
Clinical Project Plan for
Improving End-of-Life Care


All funding is tentative and subject to change based on funding availability.

Purpose: To provide support for a clinical project (e.g. EBP or QI) conducted by, or in conjunction with an advanced practice oncology nurse who possess a MSN or DNP for the purpose of facilitating innovative solutions to the challenges of delivering patient-centered, evidenced based and accessible care to an oncology population. Projects must utilize existing evidence for implementation into practice.


  1. To support implementation of patient-centered, evidence based practice in oncology care that promote practice or system changes and improves patient and or organizational outcomes.
  2. To support professional development of the APN or DNP in oncology through clinically-based projects (e.g. EBP, QI).
Grant: Up to $5,000 per year for two (2) years as long as progress is made on the project after one year.


  • Registered nurse working in oncology. If applicant does not hold an advanced degree in nursing, an advanced degree nurse must on the project team serving as a mentor.

Projects NOT Funded:

  1. Research projects or add-on portions to current research projects intended to generate new evidence.
  2. Capital projects
  3. Equipment funding
  4. Travel expenses, including those related to dissemination of outcomes
  5. Publication expenses, including those related to dissemination of outcomes
  6. Capstone or thesis projects
  7. Academic education
Note: An individual cannot receive this funding more than one time.

    Application deadline: June 15, 2017