International Awards for Nursing Excellence

Meet the 2017 International Awards for Nursing Excellence honorees.

Chapter Key Award deadline 15 July 2017.


STTI's International Awards for Nursing Excellence are based on the society's dedication to fostering high professional nursing standards, recognizing superior achievement, developing leadership, and encouraging creative work. 

Awards are conferred to nurses each biennium for contributions in the fields of technology, media, chapter excellence, research, leadership, and practice.


Membership is not a qualification for all awards. Self and group nominations are accepted for some awards. STTI current elected board and committee members, STTI staff, STTI consultants and contracted staff, and members of the judging committee are not eligible. Award recipients from the 2013 and 2015 award cycle are not eligible to receive the same award in 2017. 

Award Cycle

The 2017 call for nominations has closed. Nominees will be notified in July.

The Chapter Key Award deadline is 15 July 2017.

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Award Categories


  • Elizabeth McWilliams Miller Award for Excellence in Research
  • Episteme Award
  • Evidence-Based Practice Award
  • Research Dissemination Award
  • Research Dissertation Award

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Leadership / Professionalism

  • Amy J. Berman Geriatric Nursing Leadership Award
  • Daniel J. Pesut Spirit of Renewal Award
  • Dorothy Garrigus Adams Award for Excellence in Fostering Professional Standards
  • Mary Tolle Wright Award for Excellence in Leadership
  • Virginia K. Saba Nursing Informatics Leadership Award

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Education / Technology

  • Best Practice in Technology Award
  • Elizabeth Russell Belford Award for Excellence in Education

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Communications / Media / Publicity 

  • The Capstone International Nursing Book Award
  • Chapter Communications and Publicity Award
  • Media Awards (Print and Other)

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Nursing Practice

  • Audrey Hepburn Award for Contributions to the Health and Welfare of Children
  • Clinical Partnership Award
  • Edith Moore Copeland Award for Excellence in Creativity
  • Helen Henry Award for Excellence of Care Award
  • Hester C. Klopper Global Health Award
  • Marie Hippensteel Lingeman Award for Excellence in Nursing Practice
  • Practice Academe Innovative Collaboration Award

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Chapter Activity / Membership

  • Chapter Communications and Publicity Award 
  • Chapter Key Award
  • Ethel Palmer Clarke Award for Chapter Excellence
  • Melanie C. Dreher Outstanding Dean Award for Chapter Support
  • New Member Pillar Award

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