Awards & Grants 2018

Awards and Professional Development Grants

For over 15 years, AANAC has been awarding the best and brightest in long-term care with awards and professional development grants to recognize their dedication and commitment to improving long-term care and the lives of residents. Do you work with someone outstanding? Recognize their great work by nominating them for one of the AANAC awards or apply for one of the AANAC professional development grants yourself!

2019 Awards and Professional Development Grants

Awards and Professional Development Grants Application Process

Thank you for your interest in submitting an application for the 2019 Awards and Professional Development Grants. The application forms will be open on Oct. 15, 2018. If you have questions about the application process, requirements, or if you are interested in serving on the Awards and Professional Development Grants Committee, please reach out to Shannon Johnson. 

AANAC Awards

  • Nurse Assessment Coordinator of the Year
  • Best Practice of the Year

The winner of each of these awards will receive a complimentary registration to the 2019 Annual Conference and a travel stipend.

AANAC Professional Development Grants

  • President's Grant - Complimentary registration for the online ten-course RAC-CT certification program
  • Founder's Grant - Complimentary registration to the 2019 AANAC Annual Conference and a travel stipend
  • Rena R. Shephard Grant - Complimentary registration to the 2019 Annual Conference for a first-time attendee and a travel stipend

Scholarships

  • Cerner CNA of the Year Scholarship $3,000 scholarship, sponsored by Cerner Corporation, is awarded to a current or enrolled student in a master's degree, bachelor's degree, associate degree, or technical certification in nursing. The winner of this scholarship will receive a complimentary registration to the 2019 Annual Conference and a travel stipend.  
  • Carter-Elmblad Family Scholarship - $3,000 scholarship awarded to a current or enrolled nursing student in a BSN, MSN, or DNP program at an accredited university. The winner of this scholarship will receive a complimentary registration to the 2019 Annual Conference and a travel stipend.  

Why recognize someone deserving?

Why should you nominate yourself or someone else for an AANAC award or professional development grant? In the video below, our 2017 winners tell you what that recognition meant to them and what it can mean for someone else!

 

Please note that in 2017 scholarships were renamed Professional Development Grants.