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Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD) Program

  • Program Name:Nursing Workforce Diversity
  • Activity Code:D19
  • Application Available:9/15/2016
  • Application Deadline:11/18/2016
  • Created By:Wildberger, William
  • Created On:6/27/2016
  • Last Updated by:Haley, Bria
  • Last Updated On:11/15/2016
  • Estimated Project Start Date:7/1/2017

 Details of the changes posted in this announcement

Modification published on 11/15/2016
The deadline is being extended from 11/14/16 to 11/18/16

Modification published on 11/14/2016
Updated for a waiver

Modification published on 09/30/2016
Modified September 30, 2016: hyperlinks to the SF-424 R&R Application Guide corrected throughout the FOA


 Announcement Information

Announcement Number HRSA-17-063
Announcement Code
CFDA Number 93.178
Provisional No
Activity Code D19
Competitive Yes
Fiscal Year 2017


This announcement solicits applications for the Nursing Workforce Diversity (NWD) program. The overall purpose of the NWD program is to increase nursing education opportunities for individuals from disadvantaged backgrounds, including ethnic and racial minorities who are underrepresented among registered nurses.

 Legislative Information

Section 821 of the Public Health Service Act (42 U.S.C. 296m)

 Application Information

Application Available 09/15/2016
Application Deadline 11/18/2016
Supplemental Application Deadline N/A
Explanation for Deadline N/A
Archive Date 01/17/2017
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 07/01/2017
Estimated Project End Date 06/30/2021
Estimated Amount of this Competition $12,500,000.00
Estimated Number of Awards 25
Estimated Average Size of Awards $500,000.00
Cost Sharing No
Cooperative Agreement No

 Contact Information

Name Tara Spencer
Phone Number 301-443-3192

 Download Information

Expand FOA (Guidance) Attachment (Maximum 1)
Document Name Size Date Attached Description
HRSA-17-063 FINAL_MODIFIED_2.pdf 676 kB 11/15/2016
Expand Application Package (Maximum 1)
No documents attached
Expand User Guide (Maximum 1)
No documents attached

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