What It Is All About
The mission of the Honor Society of Nursing, Sigma Theta Tau International (STTI ) is advancing world health and celebrating nursing excellence in scholarship, leadership, and service. The honor society’s chapters are separated into 6 global regions. The North American region is further divided into 15 geographic regions.The Xi Kappa -at- Large Chapter (MN) gives its awards and scholarships in recognition of nursing colleagues for their accomplishments and to reward outstanding undergraduate and graduate students.
How To Nominate
To nominate an individual for an award or scholarship, please refer to the specific criteria and complete a nomination form, a statement describing how the nominee demonstrates the criteria for the award and obtain the resume or curriculum vitae of the nominee.The deadline for all award submissions is September 15th of each year.
- Xi Kappa -At- Large Chapter Excellence in Caring Award
This award will be given annually to a member who promotes the art and science of nursing in caring that achieves positive outcomes for clients and/or the profession, advocates for others in health promotion, and demonstrates caring in any field of nursing.
- Xi Kappa –At- Large Chapter Outstanding Member Award
This award will be given annually to recognize a Xi Kappa At Large Chapter member whose contribution and actions have helped advance the Chapter and its initiatives.
- Xi Kappa –At- Large Chapter Excellence in Nursing Practice Award
This award will rotate between Nursing Leadership, Education, and Research. The Nursing Practice award will be given to a member who demonstrates clinical excellence in an area of nursing practice through innovation, influence, and/or extraordinary performance, shows evidence of having mentored student nurses, and advocates for clients. This award will be given every other year in the even years (i.e. 2014, 2016).
- Xi Kappa –At- Large Chapter Excellence in Nursing Education Award
This award will rotate between Nursing Research, Practice, and Leadership. The Nursing Education award will be given to a member who demonstrates excellence in teaching or promoting education as well as holds a position in which the primary function is education/teaching to nurses, other health care professionals or community individuals. This award will be given every other year in the even years (i.e. 2014, 2016).
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