Jennifer Hayden Research Grant
The intent of this grant in Jen's name is to provide funding opportunities for other researchers who like Jen, enjoy pursuing their passion. Read more about Jennifer and the Research Grant here:
Hello Gamma Phi!
Attached are the Gamma Phi Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International Awards.
DEADLINE TO SUBMIT APPLICATIONS: JANUARY 1, 2015
Announcement of recipients will be the week of January 19.
THE GAMMA PHI CHAPTER OF SIGMA THETA TAU INTERNATIONAL AWARDS
1. Ruth Johnsen Community/Professional Activities Award ($100 to awardee plus $100 to community or professional organization)
Purpose: To recognize a Gamma Phi member who has demonstrated the goals of Sigma Theta Tau through voluntary involvement in community or professional organizations that has positively influenced nursing care delivery.
2. Luther Christman Award for Excellence in Published Writing ($100)
Purpose: To encourage scholarly development of ideas on topics related to the goals of Sigma Theta Tau published as books, book chapters, and professional journals. It must be peer–reviewed. Up to two awards will be given.
3. Judy Jezek Anderson Scholarship for Doctoral Studies ($1,000)
Purpose: Help support a student enrolled in the Rush University, College of Nursing, PhD or DNP programs. Recipient may use the award to offset costs of tuition, books, fees or living expenses. May receive one time only.
4. Clinical Research Award ($1000)
Purpose: To foster the goals of Sigma Theta Tau by encouraging, with a $1,000 research stipend, contributions to the advancement of nursing through research.
5. New Inductee Award ($100 plus next year’s membership fee)
Purpose: To recognize the involvement and contributions of a new Gamma Phi inductee in the first or second year of membership.
6. Excellence in Nursing Practice Award ($250)
Purpose: To recognize an individual nurse who has influenced nursing practice through expertise in patient care; utilization of innovative, evidence-based practices; and mentorship of nursing peers.
7. Jeannie Slack Leadership Award ($500)
Purpose: To recognize a Gamma Phi member who is a nurse leader in education, practice, administration, and/or research who uses visionary and innovative approaches to enhance the image of nursing while also contributing to the development of future nurse leaders.
8. Kathleen G. Andreoli Mentorship Award ($500)
Purpose: To recognize a Gamma Phi member who over time has promoted the growth of individual Gamma Phi member(s).
9. Clinical Nursing Research Award ($1000)
Purpose: To foster the implementation of pilot studies, evidence-based practice projects, or general nursing research studies at Rush University Medical Center (in conjunction with the Professional Nursing Staff).
*In compliance with Sigma Theta Tau International Guidelines, those serving as the Awards or Research Chair, on the Awards or Research Committee, or in any other chapter officer or chair position are not eligible for scholarships or other monetary awards while in any appointed or elected positions.