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Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD)

We support projects that increase nursing education opportunities for individuals who are from disadvantaged backgrounds. This includes underrepresented racial and ethnic minorities among registered nurses.

Am I eligible?

You are eligible*, if you are

  • An accredited school of nursing
  • A nurse managed health clinic/center
  • An academic health center
  • A state or local government
  • A private or public nonprofit entity that the HHS Secretary deems appropriate

How do I apply?

When funding is available, you apply via Read the most recent NWD funding notice.

Technical Assistance

FAQs: Nursing Workforce Diversity-Eldercare Enhancement (NWD-E2) Program

What's the impact of NWD grantees?

NWD Outcomes – Academic Years 2014-2019 (PDF - 124 KB)

How can I contact you?

Email Aja H. Williams

Call: 301-945-9658

* Note: Always read the notice of funding opportunity for full eligibility requirements.

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