Awards/Scholarships

ALPHA CHAPTER MEMBER AWARDS

Sigma Theta Tau, Alpha Chapter, wishes to recognize members who are outstanding in the areas of:
  1. Education
  2. Leadership
  3. Nursing Practice
  4. Research
  5. Mentoring

We invite you to recommend an Alpha Chapter member to be considered in one of these five areas of excellence.

Each nomination should include:

1. A minimum of two letters of support
2. Nomination Form
3. Curriculum Vitae

A self-nomination is acceptable but will additionally require a letter of self-nomination and two letters of endorsement.The nomination form and criteria for the curriculum vitae can be found under chapter documents or visit Alpha Chapter Award

The Deadline is March 1 of each year

If you have any questions, please contact Chair of the Awards Committee, Patti Henson, MSN, RN at: phenson@iuhealth.org 

STUDENT SCHOLARSHIP


All students being inducted are eligible for a $300.00 award. The award will be presented during the induction ceremony. If you receive a scholarship, you will be expected to participate in Sigma Theta Tau through a volunteer activity or leadership-mentor role.

In order to be considered for this scholarship, the scholarship committee would appreciate learning more about your accomplishments. Please send a letter, no more than one page long. This letter should include your future nursing goals, involvement in university and nursing activities. Please also include a resume or any employment history, education history, extracurricular activities at work or school, any past or present awards, and volunteer activities. 

The Application Deadline is March 1 of each year

Please electronically submit scholarship applications to Chair of the Awards Committee, Patti Henson, MSN, RN at: phenson@iuhealth.org 

CLINICAL SCHOLARSHIP

The Alpha Chapter is very excited to announce that we have a $1,000 award available to our nurses who give hands-on patient care. This award recognizes that improved nursing interventions and clinical therapeutics are direct effects of nursing knowledge. We appreciate that you are the core of the nursing profession! 

If you want to expand your professional development or enhance your nursing career, apply for this award. This scholarship can give you the boost you need to continue your nursing contributions. The award can be used towards a conference, seminar, or other educational materials. 

An advanced degree is not required for this scholarship. How to apply:

-You must be a current Sigma Theta Tau/Alpha Chapter member 
-Provide a letter to the Scholarship Committee, more information on what needs to be included can be found at Alpha Chapter Scholarship
-Submit a current resume or curriculum vitae
-Letter of endorsement from another Sigma Theta Tau member

The Application Deadline is March 1 of each year

If you have any questions, please contact Chair of the Awards Committee, Patti Henson, MSN, RN at: phenson@iuhealth.org