NEAA Research Awards Eligibility Criteria
The responsibilities of the Research Committee: prepare announcements about the award process, review and jury research proposals for the pre- and post- doctoral awards, based on criteria that have been approved by the Board; recommend candidates to the Board for approval.
• Applicants who are not doctoral students at Teachers College must have at least one graduate degree from Teachers College. • Applicant must be a member of Nursing Education Alumni Association• Applicant must be a Registered Nurse with a current, unencumbered RN license in any of the fifty United States• Nursing Education Alumni Association (NEAA) will be noted as a supporting/sponsoring factor in evidence-based projects and conferences. • Tuition reimbursement is not considered as a scholarly effort and is not eligible for funding. • Applications must be received by March 22, 2021
Research Grants are offered to different audiences: • Pre-Doctoral-Applicants who are pursuing doctoral education in nursing. Must be in dissertation stage• Post-Doctoral-Applicants who hold an earned doctorate in nursing
• Abstract: Applicant must submit a 200 to 250 word, typed, double-spaced, statement of need that give an overview of the project. o Specific need for fundingo How funding will be usedo Amount of funding requestedo Estimate of when the project/dissertation/ research will be completedo Describe you project and how it will interface in professional nursing practice or research; describe projected outcomes • Proposal Descriptiono Nature of the research and significance. Describe the research and include an introduction, a summary of what you intend to do, how it relates generally to research or creative work in nursing, and why it is significant. If applicable, please describe any collaborative research arrangements involved in your project. o Goal(s) and objective(s). The research project must be clearly defined in the case of quantitative research methods; you should specify the hypotheses being tested or the questions being asked. When using qualitative methods, describe the basic ideas, problems, works or questions the study will examine, and explain the planned approach of thought. o Procedures. Include a description of what you propose to do including (as appropriate) methods, techniques, and facilities available for the project. A timetable for completing the work is essential. o Expected Results and Data Analysis. Describe the type of results that are expected and how the data will be analyzed. o Publication or presentation. How do you plan to communicate the results of the research?o Feasibility of project. (For post-doctoral award). Include the background and expertise of the principal investigator as they are related to the project. A list of previous research or work relevant to the proposal should be included. o Pertinent Bibliography. This section generally consists of 5 to 10 references in the field of study.
• Curriculum Vitae or Resume:o educational backgroundo professional experience o professional development activities o community serviceo honors and awardso publications or paperso Other items that describe your accomplishments
• Institutional Review Board Committee (IRB) Approval: If the research requires approval from the Biohazards, Human, or Animal Use Committee, a copy of the IRB approval should be attached to the proposal.• Approval of Dissertation Committee: Pre-Doctoral Award (dissertation research study must have been approved by dissertation committee). Please include name of Dissertation Chair, Title of Dissertation, and Expected Date of Dissertation Defense• Budget Page with Justification. Please attach a budget for the project. Be as specific as possible when estimating the budget. Complete one budget for the entire research project. • Report: Research Award recipients will be required to provide a report within two years of receiving the award that includes: a summary of results of the study; publications where findings are reported; and list of presentations related to the research study. • Awardees may be asked to present at the Stewart Conference once their study is completed• References: One letter of reference: one professional or one academic