Apply to Decker's HRSA ANEW Program

Become a HRSA Grant Awardee

Binghamton University's Decker College of Nursing graduate program seeks applicants for the Health Resources and Services Administration (HRSA) ANEW Federal Workforce training grant. Applicants must apply and be accepted for the fall 2024 entry term in the Family Nurse Practitioner or Adult Gerontology Primary Care program of study.

To be eligible for this funding opportunity, you must meet all of the following criteria:

  • Unencumbered registered nurse license in New York state or Pennsylvania
  • Reside in a rural area of New York state or Pennsylvania
  • Be willing to do all clinical experience in a rural site (660 hours)
  • Be willing to be trained in telehealth and rural sociology
  • Be interested in working in primary care, rural or medically underserved populations after graduation
  • Maintain full-time status and a GPA of 3.0 or higher

Interested applicants should complete the fall graduate application; applications must be submitted by the end of August 2024. 

Submit the online application and all required application materials by clicking here

In addition to completing the application, students must include a personal statement discussing the reason they are interested in working in a rural or medically underserved primary care clinical setting after graduation. 

We will begin looking at applications and setting up interviews after July 2024. A schedule of interviews for qualified candidates will be posted in the spring after applicants have been notified of acceptance into either the FNP or Adult-Gerontology Primary Care NP programs.

Accepted candidates will receive a full tuition scholarship of up to 12 credits of in-state tuition per semester. Note that tuition scholarships do not cover mandatory student fees.

Additional benefits include:

  • Laptop computer for use during the program for new awardees
  • MDF stethoscope
  • National Certification Review Course registration upon successful completion of the program
  • Annual student membership to New York State Nursing Practitioner Association 
  • Annual student membership to the Rural Nurse Organization
  • $400 stipend for required books for courses
  • Specific content on telehealth awareness encompassing rural and vulnerable populations