The Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing (CASN) is offering two Pat Griffin Research Grants to support research that addresses the research priority of “Nursing Education Outcomes” (Research Priority 7) from the National Research Priorities for Nursing. The following describes this priority:
Research to develop, evaluate, and promote knowledge translation of evidence informed, interprofessional education approaches, curricular models for nursing education, pedagogical approaches that foster skills in clinical reasoning, critical thinking, and evidence informed decision-making, simulation-based learning, and transition-to-practice modalities in relation to:
- relevance of learning for nursing practice;
- experience of new graduates entering the workforce; and
- readiness of new graduates for the nursing profession. (Canadian Association of Schools of Nursing, 2018)
The research can focus on all academic levels of nursing education.
Funds for this grant are provided by the Dr. Pat L. Griffin Fund of CASN.
Grants available: 2 per calendar year
Funding: up to $15,000
Deadline for submissions: May 1, 2023
Start of funding date: July 1, 2023
Applications can be either in French or English
- The principal investigator must be faculty at a CASN member school.
- Agree to sign a Research Agreement including interim and final reports.
- The research must address “Nursing Education Outcomes” identified in CASN’s National Research Priorities for Nursing
- The application is 10 page maximum, excluding required attachments, using an 11-point font and maintaining the margins as they appear of the application form.
How to Apply
All applications and supporting documentation must be submitted to Don Flaming, Senior Education Coordinator, via email (firstname.lastname@example.org).
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CASN’s Pat Griffin Research Grants has replaced the Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar Awards.
Past Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar Award Winners
2022 – Dr. Sandra Goldsworthy
CASN is pleased to announce that the 2022 Pat Griffin Scholar Award winner is Dr. Sandra Goldsworthy.Dr. Sandra Goldsworthy is a nurse education leader who is recognized as an international simulation and critical care expert, researcher and author. She is the recipient of the International Nursing Association for Clinical Simulation…More
2022 – Dr. Kara Sealock
CASN is pleased to announce that the 2022 Pat Griffin Scholar Award winner is Dr. Kara Sealock. Dr. Kara Sealock is a tenured Associate Professor (Teaching) at the University of Calgary. Dr. Sealock has considerable teaching experience in the undergraduate nursing program with a primary focus on pathophysiology, pharmacology,…More
2019 – Dr. Marian Luctkar-Flude
The winner of the 2019 Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar Award is Dr. Marian Luctkar-Flude. Dr. Luctkar-Flude is a passionate nurse and educator, whose research and teaching are guided by her deep understanding of practice setting realities and shared observations of student knowledge and skill gaps in clinical settings…More
2018 – Dr. Linda Ferguson
The winner of the 2018 Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar Award is Dr. Linda Ferguson. Dr. Ferguson has been involved in nursing education research for the past thirty years, studying various aspects of nursing education, with a particular focus on clinical learning…More
2017 – Dr. Linda McGillis Hall
The winner of the 2017 Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar Award is Dr. Linda McGillis Hall. Dr. McGillis Hall is a leading nurse researcher in Canada, and is known nationally and internationally for her work on the transition in Canada from…More
2016 – Dr. Olive Yonge
The winner of the 2016 Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar Award is Dr. Olive Yonge. Dr. Yonge is a highly productive scholar with a passion and commitment to advancing the quality of nursing education…More
2015 – Dr. Jacinthe Pepin
The winner of the 2015 Pat Griffin Scholar Award is Dr. Jacinthe Pepin. Dr. Pepin is a prodigious scholar with a passion and commitment to nursing education through research and scholarship, mentorship, leadership and…More
2014 – Dr. Bernard Garrett
The winner of the 2014 Pat Griffin Scholar Award is Dr. Bernard Garrett. Dr. Garrett is a scholar with a passion and commitment to advancing new and innovative technologies in nursing education in Canada and abroad…More
2013 – Dr. Joanne Profetto-McGrath
CASN is pleased to announce that the 2013 Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar is Dr. Joanne Profetto-McGrath. In 2011, CASN created an annual award to support research in nursing education being carried out by…More
2012 – Dr. Minawatie Singh
CASN is pleased to announce that the 2012 Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar is Dr. Minawatie Singh. In 2011, CASN created an annual award to support research in nursing education being carried out by a Canadia…More
2011 – Dr. Florence Myrick
CASN is pleased to announce that the 2011 inaugural Pat Griffin Nursing Education Research Scholar is Dr. Florence Myrick. CASN created a one year grant to support research in nursing education being carried out by a Can…More