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New STTI grant to support global nursing research

Application deadline is 1 May 2013. (open access)


The Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) has established the Sigma Theta Tau International Global Research Grant in honor of Patricia E. Thompson, EdD, RN, FAAN, CEO of the honor society. Annual funding of US $12,000 (maximum) is provided by the Foundation’s Patricia E. Thompson Giving Circle donors.

Application deadline is 1 May 2013, and funding date is 1 November 2013.

To be eligible for grant consideration, projects should focus on a global response to health disparities. Principal investigators should be registered nurses (or country equivalent) with current licenses and at least a master’s in nursing (or country equivalent).
A completed research application package and signed research agreement, together with appropriate additional documentation and letters of support, must be submitted by the deadline (no extensions). Also, applicants must be ready to implement the research project when funding is received, including proof of Institutional Review Board approval (or country equivalent). The project must be completed within 18 months of funding.
Grant recipients MUST:
  • Submit a final report to STTI as well as a completed abstract to STTI’s Virginia Henderson International Nursing Library.
  • Disseminate research findings through publication, podium presentation, or poster presentation at STTI’s research congress, biennial convention, and/or a regional meeting.
  • Be present at the STTI convention to accept the award.
How to apply
All applications must be submitted via the online submission system,
For additional information about this and other grant opportunities available from the Foundation, contact Tonna Thomas at or online at RNL
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