To honor individuals who are not otherwise eligible for membership, who have made significant contributions to oncology nursing, demonstrated interest and support in ONS, and exhibited conduct consistent with the mission and core values of ONS (integrity, innovation, stewardship, advocacy, excellence, and inclusiveness).
A plaque, round-trip airfare to the ONS Annual Congress, and a one-day per diem for Congress.
The individual must be nominated by an ONS member and receive final approval by the ONS Board of Directors. In addition, the nominee’s accomplishments must be specific to the field of oncology. These contributions must be significant and must demonstrate a sustained interest in and support of ONS. A listing of these contributions must support the validity of the recognition.
- Nomination narrative
- Two (2) letters of support from ONS members
- One (1) letter of support from a non-ONS member
- Nominee's curriculum vitae
ONS uses a vendor-supported online program for all award nomination applications. At exactly 5 pm ET on September 30, the application site will automatically shut down. Any applications that are not completed at this time will be terminated and will not be accepted. This deadline cannot be extended without prior authorization from the ONS Awards advisory panel and the ONS Board of Directors.