Research projects

Qatar Foundation’s Wish opens applications for nurse-led research projects with $15,000 grant

Applications are open from December 15, 2021 at February 1, 2022. Registered nurses from around the world, at any stage of their career, are encouraged to apply through The winners will be announced on March 1, 2022.

Candidates’ research projects may involve clinical care, social care, or education. Although prior research experience is not required, applicants should have a clear project proposal that aligns with one of the main themes for the upcoming WISH Global Conference in 2022: COVID-19 Legacy, Health and Sports , well-being, sustainability and disability.

Priority will be given to proposals that:

  • include a clear description of the project
  • are intended to influence a specific policy or practice
  • describe the planned/expected impact of the project on patients and/or staff

WISH has been at the epicenter of promoting nursing empowerment through its involvement as a founding partner of the global Nursing Now campaign in 2018. Since then, together with local and global partners, WISH has organized several courses, symposia and workshops on leadership. with the aim of making the voice of nurses heard when it comes to developing health policy.

In 2018, WISH published its report titled “Nursing care and universal health coverage (UHC),” which outlines how strengthening nursing and midwifery within the broader health workforce will enable rapid, high-quality, and cost-effective scale-up of UHC. Last month, WISH published its report on Nurses for Health Equityurging rapid investment in nurses and nursing and highlighting how nurses can strategically address the social determinants of health and advance health equity in health systems and communities.

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SOURCE Global Health Innovation Summit