Awards, Scholarships and Grant Information

The Dolores Sands Award for Excellence in Nursing Research

The Dolores Sands Award for Excellence in Nursing Research
Criteria: (candidate should excel in three or more)

  • Active member of Sigma Theta Tau International Epsilon Theta Chapter
  • Documented success in conducting distinguished nursing research
  • Communicates research findings effectively
  • Gives evidence of a history of research activities
  • Evidence of mentoring junior researchers
  • Encourages research activities within STTI, nursing, and/or the public

 

DIRECTIONS: 

  • Attach a current résumé/vita from the nominee.
  • The nominator should discuss in 500 words or less why this nominee should be selected for this award. This discussion should NOT duplicate the résumé/vita. This should be submitted electronically using the form linked below.
  • No additional supportive data will be accepted.
  • Submit the nomination form, résumé/vita, and narrative to the STTI-ET Awards committee chair, Dr. Veronica Walker at rwalker@mail.nur.utexas.edu no later than March 1, 2019.

The application form and guidelines can be downloaded via the following link: Nominations_for_the_Dolores_Sands_Award_2019__1_.docx

The Billye J. Brown Award for Excellence in Leadership


Criteria: (candidate should excel in three or more)

  • Active member of Sigma Theta Tau International Epsilon Theta Chapter
  • Receives local, national and/or international recognition as a nursing leader in education, practice, administration and/or research
  • Influences leadership in nursing through visionary and innovative approaches to leadership
  • Creates an environment that enhances the image on nursing/nurses
  • Participates in the development of nursing leaders and leadership

 

DIRECTIONS:

  • Attach a current résumé/vita from the nominee.
  • The nominator should discuss in 500 words or less why this nominee should be selected for this award. This discussion should NOT duplicate the résumé/vita. This should be submitted electronically using the form linked below.
  • No additional supportive data will be accepted.
  • Submit the nomination form, résumé/vita, and narrative to the STTI-ET Awards committee chair, Dr. Veronica Walker at rwalker@mail.nur.utexas.edu no later than March 1, 2019.

The application guidelines/form can be downloaded via the following link: 

Nominations_for_the_Billye_J_Award_2019__1_.docx

 

Janis Carelock Award for Excellence in Teaching


Criteria: (candidate should excel in three or more)

  • Active member of Sigma Theta Tau International Epsilon Theta Chapter
  • Receives local, national and/or international recognition as a nursing leader in education, practice, administration and/or research
  • Creates a learning environment that challenges and motivates students to excel
  • Demonstrates a caring and supportive spirit while challenging students to independent in the classroom and/or clinical arena

 

DIRECTIONS:

  • Attach a current résumé/vita from the nominee.
  • The nominator should discuss in 500 words or less why this nominee should be selected for this award. This discussion should NOT duplicate the résumé/vita. This should be submitted electronically using the form linked below.
  • No additional supportive data will be accepted.
  • Submit the nomination form, résumé/vita, and narrative to the STTI-ET Awards committee chair, Dr. Veronica Walker at rwalker@mail.nur.utexas.edu no later than March 1, 2019.

The application guidelines/form can be downloaded via the following link:

Janis_Carelock_Excellence_in_Teaching_2019__1_.docx

 

Epsilon Theta Student Scholarships

Guidelines for Undergraduate Travel Grant

The purpose of the undergraduate travel grant is to recognize and support outstanding scholarship in undergraduate nursing students who are advancing knowledge in the areas of nursing science and practice.

Criteria

  1. Must be an undergraduate nursing student conducting research under the supervision of a faculty member.
  2. Members of Epsilon Theta Chapter will be given preference all else being equal.
  3. Must complete the Undergraduate Travel Grant Application form.
  4. Must provide a one page essay indicating how participating in the research activity will enhance nursing science and the profession of nursing.
  5. Must submit two letters of recommendation: one from faculty members and one from a professional associate
  6. A resume/curriculum vitae is suggested

Competitive basis for award

  1. Quality of written essay
  2. Contribution or potential contribution to nursing and public benefit
  3. Amount varies based on number of qualified applicants and funds available

Applications are due no later than March 1, 2019 by midnight. Please submit application materials in PDF format to Dr. Veronica Garcia Walker by email at rwalker@mail.nur.utexas.edu
Find link here: /Sigma_Theta_Tau_travel_Grant_full_17_19__1_.docx

Student Scholarship Guidelines
The purpose of the scholarship is to recognize outstanding scholarship by nursing students who are advancing knowledge in the areas of nursing science and practice.

Link can be found here: Sigma_Theta_Tau_scholarship_full_2019__1_.docx
Criteria:

  1. Enrolled in a Baccalaureate, Master, or Doctoral program in nursing
  2. Complete the Student Scholarship application form.
  3. Provide a written statement of personal and professional goals that describe scholarly activities
  4. Submit two letters of recommendation: one from faculty members and one from a professional associate
  5. A resume/curriculum vitae is suggested

 

Competitive basis for award:

  1. Quality of written goals
  2. Contribution or potential contribution to nursing and public benefit
  3. Scholarship fund budget and number of proposals submitted

The Award amount varies based on number of qualified applicants and funds available

  Applications are due no later than March 1, 2019 by midnight. Please submit application materials in PDF format to Dr. Veronica Garcia Walker by email at rwalker@mail.nur.utexas.edu

Call for Research Proposals

Epsilon Theta Chapter presents a research grant opportunity.

Purpose: This research grant is designed to recognize and support nurses advancing nursing science and practice.

Funding: Funds for research awards are provided by the Epsilon Theta Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International.

Applications will not be accepted after March 1, 2019. Requests cannot exceed $750.  Awards will be announced at

the Induction of New Members meeting in spring, 2019.

Eligibility

  • Formal preparation in the conduct of nursing research
  • Baccalaureate or higher degree in nursing, or nursing student in a higher degree program in nursing with direct

supervision of a qualified faculty member

  • Members of Epsilon Theta Chapter will be given preference all else being equal
  • Epsilon Theta Chapter board members and members of the Scholarship & Grants committee are not eligible to apply

Review Criteria:

All submissions will undergo blind review by Sigma Theta Tau Epsilon Theta Research Committee.

  • Applications will be reviewed based on the quality of the written proposal.
  • Additionally each application will be evaluated on the basis of merit to the profession of nursing and relevance to

the research mission of Sigma Theta Tau Epsilon Theta Chapter.

  • Applications are limited to one (1) per Primary Investigator

Application (STT_ETgrant_App_2019__1_.docx)

  • Submit a complete, signed application, and the required 2-page curriculum vitae for the PI, Co-I and/or Faculty

Sponsor as a PDF via email, to the chair of the Research Committee, Veronica Garcia Walker rwalker@mail.nur.utexas.edu