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Home : Research : Research Grants : Joan K. Stout
Sigma Theta Tau International/
Joan K. Stout,  RN, Research Grant

The purpose of the
Sigma Theta Tau International/Joan K. Stout, RN, Research Grant is to advance ongoing evidence-based study by nurse researchers on the impact of the practice of simulation education in schools of nursing and clinical care settings.

Research Funding
The allocation of funds is based upon a research project that is ready for implementation. The proposed research project should be designed to ensure the ongoing practice of nurse-led simulation in improving quality of care in clinical and/or academic settings with the potential for further funding and ongoing research. Funds provided by interest from a research endowment established at Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing, with a donation by the Hugoton Foundation.

Sigma Theta Tau International Foundation for Nursing board of directors named the research grant in honor of Hugoton Foundation president Joan K. Stout, RN, FAAN, in recognition of her support of the role of simulation and technology by nurses incorporating evidence-based patient care.

Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.

Eligibility Criteria
  • Registered nurse with current license
  • Have a master's degree, and/or be enrolled in a doctoral program
  • Submit a completed research application via online submission system
  • Ready to implement research project when funding is received
  • Complete project within one (1) year of funding
  • Submit to STTI a final report; submit completed abstract to STTI's Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository.
  • Recipient MUST attend the 2015 STTI convention in Las Vegas to receive award (Proxy not allowed).  A stipend will be provided to assist with covering expenses associated with attending convention. 
Grants available: 1 per year
Funding: US $5,000 (max)
Deadline: 1 July 2016
Funding date: 1 November 2016
Contact Information

Research Services
Sigma Theta Tau International
Phone: 888.634.7575 (US/Canada) or +1.317.634.8171(International)

Fax: +1.317.634.8188
How to apply: All applications must be submitted via the online submission system.  A link to the online system will beavailable in April 2016



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