Chapter Awards

Breakthrough to Nursing Award

The Breakthrough to Nursing Award goes to a local SNA chapter who shows excellence in recruiting students into their program through a project or event. Special consideration is given to events that involve groups of people who are underrepresented within the field of nursing.

Empowering Resolutions Award

The Empowering Resolutions Award is given to a constituent organization who conducts an event or project that successfully implements resolutions adopted by the NSNA House of Delegates.

Image of Nursing Award

This award is given to a local SNA chapter who successfully orchestrates a community service event or project that positively influences the image of nurses and/or nursing students.

Shannon Finley Disaster Preparedness Award

The committee judges this award based on how a school chapter has raised the awareness of its disaster plans, or developed plans for individual, school, and community responses. Projects can highlight education presentations, development of school or community awareness projects, or disaster-kit preparation.

Community Health Award

The Community Health Award is given to a constituent organization that provides service to their community through an event or project by providing health related services.

Chapter of Excellence Award

No application required! This award is open to all school chapters. School chapters will be automatically entered and judged by the criteria stated in the booklet. Quality of the projects submitted will also be considered.

Most Outstanding Newsletter Award

This award is given to a constituent organization who demonstrates excellence in communication with their members by way of a newsletter. Newsletters are judged on the basis of content and design aesthetics.

Due to COVID-19, the 2020 Awards and Honors Booklet has been revised.

Applications open 8/24/20.


Application deadline for all awards 9/25/20 at 11:59 pm.