Awards and Professional Development Grants

AANAC and AADNS are honored to celebrate 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 and AADNS awards and professional development grants. 

2019 Application Process

Thank you for your interest in awards and professional development grants offered through AANAC and the LTC Nursing Education Foundation. The application and nomination process has ended. The 2019 winners will be notified mid-February and celebrated at the 2019 AANAC and AADNS Conference in Orlando, April 3-5, 2019. 

The 2020 AANAC Awards, Grants, and Scholarships application cycle will open in the fall 2019. To be notified when the applications have opened, please complete the form below.

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.