Awards

WNRCASN Nursing Education Research Award

This award is intended to support the research activities of WNRCASN members who wish to investigate issues related to nursing education.

How to Apply for Research Award 

 

WNRCASN Education Innovation Award

The Education Innovation Award is intended to support a project designed to advance learning in nursing education. It can take a variety of forms such as technology, creative reconfiguration of a curriculum or a course within a curriculum, innovative clinical experience, etc.

How to Apply for Innovation Award

 

WNRCASN Graduate Student Research Award

This award is intended to support the research activities of WNRCASN members who are graduate students and who wish to investigate issues related to nursing education.

How to Apply for Graduate Student Award

For assistance with writing a successful proposal submission, please see our Proposal Writing Tips Sheet

 

WNRCASN lifetime Honorary Member Award

The Lifetime Honorary Lifetime Member Award is WNRCASN's highest honor bestowed upon a retired nurse educator who has made significant contributions to WNRCASN and nursing education throughout their career.

How to Nominate Someone for the Lifetime Honorary Member Award

 

 

Award Application Deadlines

**Updated Award Application Deadlines for 2017/2018 Academic Year**

Application deadline for the Education Research, Graduate Student Research, and Education Innovation awards is Friday December 22nd, 2017 by 6pm MST.

The Lifetime Honorary Member Award application portal will open at the Annual General Meeting (AGM) during the Conference in February and close 30 days later. See the award description for further details.

Education Awards Decision Timeline 

Only electronic submissions via email will be accepted via this website. Please fill out the appropriate form (follow the links above) and you can upload your document for submission.

Friday December 29, 2017 All applications will be received by the Secretary and then sent out to reviewers who are blinded to the name of the applicants and their institutional affiliation. Each application is reviewed by at least 2 different reviewers.

Friday January 26, 2018 All reviews are to be completed and returned to the Secretary to be compiled.

Wednesday January 31, 2018 The Executive Committee will have met by this date or earlier to make final decisions on the winners based on the compiled reviews. All applicants will be notified of the final decisions of the Executive Committee.

 

WNRCASN Award Proposal Assessment Rubric

Click Here for a PDF copy of the Assessment Rubric that the reviewers will use in adjudicating the Education Research, Graduate Student Research, and Education Innovation award applications.