Number of scholarships to award
- tuition fee reduction
Founded in 1922 by six nursing students, Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma) has more than 100,000 active members and 600 chapters at institutions of higher education and healthcare partners from Armenia, Australia, and Botswana to Thailand, the United States, and Wales.
Allocation of funds is based on the quality of the proposed research, the future promise of the applicant, and the applicant's research budget. Applications from novice researchers who have received no other national research funds are encouraged. Preference will be given to Sigma members, other qualifications being equal. Annual funding is provided by Sigma Foundation for Nursing.
Projects that focus on marginalized populations are strongly encouraged and will be given preference, other qualifications being equal.
Sigma Foundation for Nursing provides grants up to US $5,000 to encourage nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research.
All applications must be submitted via the online submission. A link to the online submission system will be available in July 2023.