Sigma Theta Tau International Society offers 10 to 15 grants annually in order to encourage nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research. Allocation of funds is based on the quality of the proposed research, the future promise of the applicant and the application’s research budget. Novice researchers and Sigma Theta Tau members are given preference. The maximum award amount is $5,000.

Applications are due Dec. 1, 2012 for a funding date of June 1, 2013. Full details regarding eligibility and the application process can be found here. For coordination of application, please contact Director of Grant Support & Foundation Relations Jenny Bousquet at or 540/665-4618.