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College of Nursing

East Tennessee State University

  

STTI Epsilon Sigma at-Large Chapter 

Mission:
The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing,
Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI) is advancing world health and
celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. 


STTI membership is by invitation to baccalaureate and graduate nursing students who demonstrate excellence in scholarship and to nurse leaders exhibiting exceptional achievements in nursing. Nursing students and nurse leaders must meet the required criteria. Please visit our Chapter Website to learn more about these criteria and how to apply for membership.

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Research Award Grant Application

 

Epsilon Sigma Research Award Grant Application

Maximum Award Amount: $500 for one year

A maximum of five awards will be given. One faculty/students from each of the four institutions and one community grant

Submission Deadline: Rolling deadline

Eligibility and Requirements

  • Active member of Epsilon Sigma At-Large Chapter
  • Research is a combined submission by one faculty member and one student. One competitive grant will be given to a faculty/student dyad from each of the universities (Milligan, King University, Lincoln Memorial University, and East Tennessee State University).
  • One competitive grant will be issued to an individual chapter member conducting non-student-led research

Format for Submission:

Written materials to be submitted include:

  1. Proposal (limited to 6 pages, double spaced and typed in 12 point font with 1 inch margins, excluding title page, reference list and letters of support)
  2. Title page with name or credentials
  3. 200 word abstract
  4. Statement of the problem
  5. Purpose of the study
  6. Significance of the project to the mission of STTI, the profession, and the health of the population
  7. Short selected literature review
  8. Research question/s or hypotheses to be tested
  9. Methodology
  10. research design and approach
  11. sample, sampling procedures and setting

iii.  instruments

  1. data collection procedures
  2. plan for analysis of data
  3. plan for protection of human participants

vii.   timetable

  1. Budget and budget justification (travel, supplies, personnel)
  2. Reference list (APA format)
  1. Proposal Submission Form
  2. Letter of support from data collection site (if applicable)

 

C  h  a  p  t  e  r  
 A  w  a  r  d  s

Dr. Judy McCook
Abstract, titled “Should Our Approach for Reducing Poor Birth Outcomes Differ in Urban and Rural Populations?” accepted at the Sigma Theta Tau International's 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland this summer.

Dr. McCook, Dr. Knowles, and Dr. Neal
Each received a $1,750 grant from the STTI Epsilon Sigma at-Large chapter to support their professional development at the STTI 28th International Nursing Research Congress in Dublin, Ireland

Dr. Tese Stephens
Awarded a $500 grant to use toward her research on resilience

 

Next Chapter Board of Director’s Meeting
TBA

 Board of Directors 2017-2018

President

President

Aimee DePriest

Milligan University

President Elect

President Elect

Crystal Odle

Lincoln Memorial University

Dr. Meira Yasin

Vice President

Dr. Meira Yasin

East Tennessee State University

Stephanie Conder

Treasurer

Stephanie Conder

Lincoln Memorial University

Governance Committee Chair

Secretary

Melissa Humfleet

Lincoln Memorial University

Counselor GP

Graduate Programs Counselor

Dr. Nancy Cameron

East Tennessee State University

Convention Delegate

Undergraduate Programs Counselor

Dr. Greta Marek

East Tennessee State University

Governance Committee Chair

Governance
Committee Chair

Dr. Jean Hemphill

East Tennessee State University

Dr. Meira Yasin

Publicity/Newsletter
Committee Chair

Dr. Meira Yasin

East Tennessee State University

Membership Involvment Chair

Membership Involvement Chair

Dr. Donna Fraysier

East Tennessee State University

Makala Gordon

Membership Ambassador

Makala Gordon

East Tennessee State University

Convention Delegate

Convention Delegate

Dr. Greta Marek

East Tennessee State University

Convention Delegate

Convention Delegate

Dr. Tavie Flanagan

East Tennessee State University

Committees

Leadership Succession (elected)

Members:

  • Chaired by
  • Kemble Green (ETSU)
  • Christy Blevins (LMU)
  • Donna Frazier (King)

 

Governance
Members:
Membership Involvement
(Appointed by BOD)

Members:

Research Committee (appointed by BOD)

Members:

  • Chaired by Amber Roache (King)

 

Research Grants Committee

Members:

 

Research Day Committee

Members:

Communications Committee

Members:

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