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Veterans to Nurses and Physician Assistants Workforce Program

  • Program Name:Nurse Education, Practice, Quality and Retention - Veterans’ Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program
  • Activity Code:UF1
  • Application Available:7/25/2013
  • Application Deadline:8/26/2013
  • Created By:Koplitz, Michelle
  • Created On:3/20/2013
  • Last Updated by:User, Administrator
  • Last Updated On:1/30/2015
  • Estimated Project Start Date:9/30/2013

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Modification published on 01/30/2015
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Modification published on 01/30/2015
Changes made on 8/2 to funding preference language; see next page and page 32


 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-13-275
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.359
Provisional No
Activity Code UF1
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2013


The purpose of the Veterans to Nurses and Physician Assistants Workforce Program (VNPA-WP) is to identify, develop, disseminate, and analyze educational pathways, or career ladder programs, that build upon veterans’ military training and experience and provide a series of educational opportunities required for civilian nursing and physician assistant careers. Applications must address educational pathways for veterans into nurse and/or nurse practitioner and physician assistant education.

 Legislative Information

Title VIII, sections 831 and 831A of the Public Health Service Act, (42 U.S.C. 296p and42 U.S.C. 296p-1), as amended and added by section 5309 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act, (Pub. L. 111-148)
Title VII section 747(a) of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 293k) as amended by section 5301 of the Patient Protection and Affordable Care Act (P.L. 111-148)

 Application Information

Application Available 07/25/2013
Application Deadline 08/26/2013
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 10/25/2013
Letter of Intent Not required
Application Package SF424 R&R
FOA Available Yes
Competitive Application Types Supported New
Allow Electronic Submission N/A
Page Limit for Application
Allow Multiple Applications
from an Organization from
Electronic Submission Instruction Electronic submission is/will be available in Grants.Gov

 General Information

Projected Award Date N/A
Estimated Project Period N/A
Estimated Project Start Date 09/30/2013
Estimated Project End Date 09/29/2018
Estimated Amount of this Competition $370,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 1
Estimated Average Size of Awards $1,750,000.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement Yes

 Contact Information

Name Joan Wasserman
Phone Number 301-443-0367

 Download Information

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Document Name Size Date Attached Description
HRSA-13-275 final2.pdf 324 kB 08/02/2013
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