Sigma Theta Tau - Theta Epsilon Chapter Excellence in Nursing Awards 

“The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International, is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service.”

 

The Theta Epsilon Chapter of Sigma Thea Tau is pleased to announce a call for nominations for chapter sponsored Nursing Excellence Awards. These Awards are designed to recognize members who excel in the three guiding pillars of the Sigma Theta Tau International mission of Scholarship, Leadership and Service. Each award not only recognizes members who excel in nursing practice but is accompanied by a $150 monetary award as well.

 

Self-nominations/applications are open on a rolling basis annually. For 2020, the application window is September 12th to October 12th. The awards will be presented to the winners at the 2020 Fall General Meeting on November 10th.

 

 

 

Nursing Excellence in Scholarship: Research, Education, and Practice

 

This award highlights a project in either the academic or practice setting which demonstrates exceptional applicability to practice. The needs assessment, design, implementation and current progress/results of the project are meaningful and can be readily applied in the appropriate setting.

Criteria/Application Process:

- Nominee/applicant must be an active (dues paying) member of the Theta Epsilon Chapter of STTI

- CV/Resume

- Letter of Nomination: This should include an abstract and impact statement addressing the significance, design, results, and impact on healthcare or patient populations. (500-word limit)

- Letter of Recommendation/Reference (1)

Download the Excellence in Scholarship application HERE.

Nursing Excellence in Leadership: Scholarship, Education, and Practice

 The recipient of this award is one who displays exceptional leadership characteristics in the realm of scholarship, education and/or  practice. This is a nurse who is passionate about what he/she is doing; inspires others; leads by example; and whose work will have  ongoing impact.

Criteria/Application Process:

- Nominee/applicant must be an active (dues paying) member of the Theta Epsilon Chapter of STTI

CV/Resume

- Letter of Nomination: This should include examples of excellence and ongoing impact on the profession of nursing. (500-word limit)

- Letter of Recommendation/Reference (1)

Download the Excellence in Leadership application HERE.

  Nursing Excellence in Service: Novice to Competent Practitioner

  This award highlights an individual, 18 months to 3 years post-licensure, who exhibits excellence in practice in the community        
  and/or hospital setting. As a new graduate, this novice individual demonstrates progression from an advanced beginner to a  
  competent practitioner. This competency is exhibited by mastery in deliberate planning and organization, execution of care, and
  critical thinking. This individual is motivated by the desire to provide exceptional client/patient care.

 

Criteria/Application Process:

- Nominee/applicant must be an active (dues paying) member of the Theta Epsilon Chapter of STTI

- CV/Resume

- Letter of Nomination:  This should include examples of exceptional practice in the progression from novice to competent practitioner.  (500-word limit)

- Letter of Recommendation/Reference (1)

 

Download the Excellence in Service application HERE.

Excellence in Nursing Awards:

Past Recipients  

2019 Nursing Excellence in Leadership Award Recipient 

Elen Reising

2019 Nursing Excellence in Service Award Recipient 

Eliany Torrez

2019 Nursing Excellence in Scholarship Award Recipient

Erica Hoyt

2018 Nursing Excellence in Leadership Award Recipient 

Sue Fowler

2017 Nursing Excellence in Service Award Recipient 

Iris Appenrodt

2017 Nursing Excellence in Leadership Award Recipient 

Jayne Willis

2017 Nursing Excellence in Scholarship Award Recipient 

Daleen Penoyer

Distinguished Friend of Theta Epsilon Award:

Past Recipients

2019 Award Recipient

Linda Hennig

2017 Award Recipient 

Dr. Susan Chase 

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