Mideast Chapter of WOCN® Research Grant Award

The Mideast Research Grant is to encourage WOC nurses and nurses specializing in wound, ostomy, and continence care to contribute to the advancement of nursing knowledge through research. Preference will be given to applicants who have not received a monetary award from the MEC in the last 3 years.

Award Amount: $500

Specific Requirements:

  1. Active member of the Mideast Chapter WOCN®
  2. Primary investigator on a study
  3. Currently engaged in the study for which funding is requested or planning to implement the study within one year of funding
  4. The grant will be awarded in October
  5. Funding may be requested for photocopying, consultation, postage, computer supplies, etc…
  6. Applications will be competitively reviewed by the Research Committee


Submit to MEC Director 2 by August 15. Award to be distributed at the MEC regional conference.

Online Application:

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    Research Project Information

    *If either exempt or not yet approved, please add a separate page (submit as attachment) discussing potential risks and benefits associated with the research and proposed safeguards

    Discuss how the funding will be spent, and in no more than two pages, describe the purpose, background and methodology of the study (submit as attachment)

    Research Grant Agreement

    If my request is approved by the MEC Research committee, I agree:

  • To use the money as described in the application and return any unused funds to the Treasurer of the MEC.

  • When the study is completed, submit receipts for the money spent and an abstract of the study to the chairperson of the Research committee.

  • When the research is published or presented, appropriate recognition of the funding source (MEC WOCN®) will be given.