Excellence in Nursing Research Award

The purpose of this award is to recognize a member of the Xi Chi at-Large Chapter who has achieved excellence in nursing research according to the standards of Sigma Theta Tau International.

All forms must be submitted by September 1

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • The criteria for the Xi Chi Excellence in Nursing Research Award are as follows:
    • Utility of Research- Research has either potentially advanced the health of the public, the continued development of nursing theory, or the practice of nursing.
    • Need for Research- Research was relevant and needed.
    • Research Integrity- Methods and research practices are in agreement with professional standards.
  • Be the principal investigator of research, which was completed within the last 5 years.
  • Recipients of the award within the previous three years are not eligible.
  • Nominees must agree in advance to present results of research at the Xi Chi Distinguished Lectureship event and in the Chapter Newsletter.

Procedure:

  1. Nominees must be an active member of the Xi Chi at-Large Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International. Nominees must accept the nomination. Self-nominations are also accepted from Xi Chi members.
  2. A Nomination Form for the Award of Excellence in Nursing Research must be completed and received by the Xi Chi Awards Committee Chairperson by the date specified.
  3. A completed Application Form for the Award of Excellence in Nursing Research must be received from the nominee by the Awards Committee Chairperson by the date specified.
  4. Submission of applications can be either emailed or mailed to the address on the form. For email, simply fill out the form on a computer and once completed click the envelope icon to mail a copy of the form to the person listed.

Application Form for:

Application form for Nursing Research Award (in Adobe PDF form) – to be completed by nominee.

Nomination Forms:

Nomination form for Nursing Research Award (in Adobe PDF form) – to be completed by nominator.

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