Certified Medical-Surgical Registered Nurse (CMSRN) Recertification Grant


To provide an opportunity for a member(s) of the Academy of Medical-Surgical Nurses (AMSN) to receive funding for registration to renew CMSRN certification.

Eligibility Criteria


To apply for a CMSRN Recertification 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 CMSRN Recertification 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 CMSRN Recertification Grant.


Annual Submission Dates

Applications are accepted two times per year for the CMSRN Recertification Grant:

  • Summer: Opens March 1, closes May 31
  • Winter: Opens September 1, closes November 30

Application submission for the CMSRN Recertification Grant is open!

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Annual Deadline Dates

Applications for CMSRN Recertification Grants must be received in the AMSN National Office by the following dates:

  • Summer: May 31 (applicants are notified by July 19)
  • Winter: November 30 (applicants are notified by January 4)

Submissions received after the application deadline will not be considered.

Additional Information

Number of Grants

Up to 12 CMSRN Recertification Grants may be awarded each year with six for each application period.


View past CMSRN Recertification Grant recipients.

Related Grant

View the CMSRN Certification Grant.