Each year, ONS grants prestigious recognition to oncology nurses, researchers, and employers who change lives and better their profession. Nominate a colleague or employee and give special notice to their work. Most award winners receive travel reimbursement to attend the ONS Annual Congress.

The deadline for most awards is September 30. Visit the awards portal to begin your nomination.

  • Distinguished Awards

    Recognize individuals for their career achievements and outstanding contributions to cancer care.

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  • Excellence Awards

    Recognize individuals for their contributions and achievements in 5 fields of expertise.

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  • Research Lectureships

    The prestigious Research Lectureships recognize and support excellence in research and clinical practice via the annual ONS Congress™.

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  • Pearl Moore “Making a Difference” Awards

    Recognize teams, emerging leaders, direct care nurses, and international nurses who have impacted patients with cancer and their communities.

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  • Employer Award

    Recognize employers who honor and show exemplary support for registered nurses working in oncology. 

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  • Retired Oncology Nursing Society Awards

    To meet the changing needs of ONS members, the Board of Directors elected to make refinements to the ONS awards program.

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