Convention Grant


The grant offers the opportunity for Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) members to acquire knowledge and expertise in the specialty of medical-surgical nursing by providing recipients with $1,000 to be used for registration and expenses to attend the AMSN Annual Convention.

Taken at an AMSN Annual Convention

Taken at an AMSN Annual Convention
Taken at an AMSN Annual Convention.

Eligibility Criteria

To apply for a Convention Grant the criteria are as follows:

  • Applicant must be a member of AMSN for one (1) year by application date.
  • Grant recipient:
    • May not win the Convention Grant in consecutive years.
    • May win one (1) grant or scholarship per year.
    • Will be expected to share how this grant has advanced his/her professional practice.
  • Current members of the Board of Directors of AMSN, Medical-Surgical Nursing Certification Board, Scholarship & Awards Committee, and AMSN staff are not eligible to apply for the Convention Grant.


Annual Submission and Deadline Dates

The application form for the Convention Grant opens on January 1, and must be received in the AMSN National Office by March 31. Applicants are notified in May.

Submissions received after the application deadline will not be considered. The application form will be unavailable immediately after the deadline stated above.

Nominations are now closed.

Additional Information

Number of Grants

Up to 10 $1,000 Convention Grants may be awarded each year.


View past Convention Grant recipients.