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The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI), and Chamberlain College of Nursing have announced a new collaborative grant to support research focused on excellence and innovation in nursing education. The Nursing Education Research Grant is part of the Sigma Theta Tau International/Chamberlain College of Nursing Center for Excellence in Nursing Education and will fund two $10,000 research projects annually.

 “Chamberlain and Sigma Theta Tau International are committed to advancing excellence in nursing education globally to prepare nurses to meet the rising standards of care,” said Dr. W. Richard Cowling, vice president of academic affairs for Chamberlain College of Nursing. “The insights discovered from our collaborative research grant will play a critical role in guiding the development of enhanced teaching models and elevating nursing education.” Read the full press release.

Call for Submissions: STTI/Chamberlain Center Nursing Education Research Grant

The proposed nursing research must meet the following criteria:

  • Project focuses on excellence and innovation in nursing education
  • Applicant is an STTI member in good standing
  • Principal investigator(s) are registered nurses (or country equivalent) with current license and have at least a master’s degree in nursing (or country equivalent)
  • Applicant must submit a completed research application package and signed research agreement with appropriate additional documentation and letters of support by May 1


Grant recipients must implement their research projects when funding is received (including proof of Institutional Review Board approval or country equivalent), complete research within 12 months of funding, submit a final report to the STTI/Chamberlain Center and submit a completed abstract to STTI’s Virginia Henderson Global 
Nursing e-Repository. The grant recipients will be recognized before more than 2,000 nurse leaders at the 43rd STTI Biennial Convention Nov. 7–11, 2015, in Las Vegas.

Online submissions for the 2014 STTI/Chamberlain Center Nursing Education Research Grant must be submitted by May 1.

The research grants are available annually, and the deadline to apply is May 1, 2014. Learn more about the Nursing Education Research Grant.

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