Thank you for visiting the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI)! Perhaps you’re just starting your nursing career or are thinking about pursuing an advanced degree. Or, maybe you’ve found your life’s work and are looking for ways to take your performance to the next level. No matter what stage of your nursing career, STTI provides you with resources and opportunities to engage with other nursing leaders and develop your professional and leadership skills. Take a look around!



Membership in STTI provides valuable resources throughout your nursing career, connection with peers, and opportunities for mentoring and making a difference in the future of healthcare. Learn more »



STTI's communities of interest and its professional social network, The Circle, provide opportunities for members to connect with one another. Take part in the global nursing conversation! Learn more »


STTI Foundation of Nursing

STTI's Foundation for Nursing is tireless in its efforts to advance nursing science throughout the globe, offering collaborative research and leadership grants to members.  Learn more »

Brendan McCormack

International Nurse Researcher Hall of Fame Recipient

“I am a proud nurse and always will be."
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Azza Ahmed-2

Improving Child Welfare

“Receiving this award strengthens my passion and enthusiasm to continue working in my research to improve children’s health through promoting breastfeeding and helping mothers overcome barriers to successful breastfeeding.”
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Wendy Chaboyer-2

Developing International Connections

"STTI has provided me with the opportunities to develop networks with other like-minded nurses, both internationally and closer to home.”
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Eric Hartley

Passionate Student Leader

“I have been very lucky with senior members of my chapters who love to engage younger members, and encourage us to take leadership roles.”
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STTI Events

STTI's nursing conferences are world-renowned. Join us for our biennial convention, International Nursing Research Congress, or collaborative events with other nursing organizations. Connect with peers, make a presentation, and earn continuing education nursing credits. 

Biennial Convention


We look forward to seeing you at the 44th Biennial Convention in 2017! Until then, take a look back at 2015's convention in Las Vegas, Nevada, USA.  See photos »

Research Congress


Join nurse researchers from around  the world in Capetown, South Africa, 21-25 July 2016.  Now accepting abstracts for the 27th International Nursing Research Congress!  Learn more »

Nursing Conferences

nursing conferences

STTI's comprehensive list of nursing conferences lets you know where in the world nurses are meeting, with details and links to more information.  Learn more »