To recognize the contributions of new investigators in building a scientific foundation for oncology nursing practice. The recipient will present his or her research results at the ONS Annual Congress. This award is supported by the ONS Distinguished Nurse Researcher fund within the ONS Foundation.
A $1,000 award, a plaque, and travel reimbursement to attend the ONS Annual Congress.
- An updated curriculum vitae.
- Two letters of nomination from nurse scientists that state the candidate's overall contribution to oncology nursing research.
- A 350-word abstract.
- Nominee's personal statement (maximum of 500 words) that reveals evidence of productivity in the field of cancer nursing research since earning a doctoral degree.
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.
The recipient will receive travel reimbursement to attend the ONS Annual Congress. ONS will reimburse the award recipient for round-trip economy airfare to and from the recipient's home address to the Congress location, provided the recipient makes all travel arrangements through American Express Travel, ONS's official travel agency. Additionally, two (2) night's lodging will be permitted provided that the recipient makes the hotel arrangements through the ONS meetings department. Meals for a 48-hour period will be reimbursed, along with the reimbursement of certain ground transportation situations and parking. Please contact firstname.lastname@example.org for complete details about the travel reimbursement policy.