The SNRS Early Investigator Award seeks to recognize the contributions of a nurse scientist early in her/his research career (less than 5 years from completion of doctoral degree), who shows potential to develop a sustained program of research to enhance nursing science and practice.
The recipient of the award shall be selected in accordance with the established award criteria:
Nomination Procedure: The nomination form must be completed via the link on the SNRS webpage for this award. Nominations for this award must be made by a current SNRS member in the form of a nominations packet. The nominations packet must be submitted electronically per instructions on the SNRS website by the posted deadline (typically October 1st each year). Incomplete packets will not be accepted. Only the materials specified for the packet will apply to the award review All information submitted in the nomination packet becomes the property of SNRS and will not be returned.
The Nomination Packet should include following:
Selection Process: The SNRS Awards Committee reviews the applications based on the eligibility criteria, and forwards recommendations to the SNRS Board for final approval. Nominees will be notified by December prior to the annual meeting, if they are a finalist. Recipients of the SNRS Early Investigator Award will receive a plaque, and may be featured on the SNRS website.
2020 Jennifer Bail
2019 Brittany Butts, PhD, RN
2018 Julie Ann Zuniga, PhD, RN
2017 Lucinda Graven, PhD, ARNP
2016 Hyochol Ahn, PhD, ANP-BC
2015 Jeanne Alhusen, PhD, CRNP, RN
2014 Jing Wang