Awards, Scholarships and Grant Information

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 nomination form to the STTI-ET Awards committee chair, Dr. Pat Carter at pcarter@mail.nur.utexas.edu
  • Due: March 2, 2016

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

Dolores Sands Award for Excellence in Nursing Research


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 nomination form to the STTI-ET Awards committee chair, Dr. Pat Carter at pcarter@mail.nur.utexas.edu 
  • DUE: March 2, 2016

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

Billye J. Brown Award for Excellence in Leadership

 

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 nomination form to the STTI-ET Awards committee chair, Dr. Pat Carter at pcarter@mail.nur.utexas.edu
  • Due: March 2, 2016

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

Janis Carelock Award for Excellence in Teaching

 

Epsilon Theta Student Scholarships

Application Guidelines
Purpose of the Scholarship:
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.


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

 

Submit the completed application and required documents to the STTI-ET Awards committee chair, Dr. Pat Carter at pcarter@mail.nur.utexas.edu

Due: March 2, 2016

The application form and guidelines can be downloaded via the following link:   
ET Student Scholarship 15-16

 

Epsilon Theta Research Grants

 

 

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 . 
Requests cannot exceed $750.  

Awards will be announced at the Induction of New Members meeting in April 2016


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:

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, Pat Carter at:  pcarter@mail.nur.utexas.edu

Due: March 2, 2016

The application form and guidelines can be downloaded via the following link: 
ET Research Grant 15-16