The UMNursing grant promotes research collaboration between the University of Maryland School of Nursing (UMSON) faculty and University of Maryland Medical System (UMMS) nurses. This funding will support up to $15,000 for 1 year.

Please see below for proposal information:

  • Joint research proposals should examine nurse sensitive outcomes in the hospital or community from a team comprised of at least one UMSON faculty member and one UMMS nurse.  Nurse sensitive outcomes are defined as the patient outcomes sensitive to nursing intervention.
  • Letter of Intent is required.
  • The UMSON PI must have a regular faculty appointment (> 51%) at the UMSON.
  • The UMMS PI must be employed as a professional nurse at an UMMS entity at least 24 hours/week.
  • All letters of intent should be submitted in PDF format SON Office of Research and Scholarship and the Nursing Research Council at and to

Note that this grant opportunity is on a rolling funding opportunity. The application instructions can be found here. For any questions, please contact SON Office of Research and Scholarship at or the Nursing Research Council at


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