SBSON Awards

 

The 2021 SBSON Awards Ceremony will be held on:

Thursday, April 29th @5pm

This will be a virtual event via Zoom

 

This awards ceremony will celebrate the many accomplishments of our talented students.  

 

Students, please self-nominate for one or more of these awards.  However, please be sure to review the eligibility criteria carefully prior to submitting your self-nomination.

 

Self-nominations are due by 5pm on Thursday, December 17th.  

 

Please note: Not all awards are represented on this site; several awards are chosen by faculty and are not amenable to self-nomination.

 

Winning recipients will be notified via email by mid March.

 

GRADUATE STUDENT AWARDS

David and Gloria Klapisch Scholarship

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in Undergraduate or Graduate program and good academic achievement.  Special consideration given to students interested in the study of dementia

Self-Nomination Application: David and Gloria Klapisch Scholarship

 

Doretta Dick Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in Undergraduate or Graduate program. This award is given out for excellence in professional writing, writing submission required.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Doretta Dick Award

 

Ellen Weisenberg Endowed Nursing Scholarship

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in one of the following Graduate programs: Adult-Gero NP Program, Family NP Program or Pediatric NP Program. Other criteria: Demonstrated financial need, GPA 3.0 or higher. Preference given to a student who desires to work with individuals with physical, behavioral and/or developmental disabilities. 

 

Self-Nomination Application: Ellen Weisenberg Endowed Nursing Scholarship

 

Francis G. Coletti Memorial Award 

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled part-time or full-time in any of our Master's or Doctoral Programs, demonstrates “just do it” spirit toward  patient advocacy, minimum GPA 3.0, good academic standing, recent evidence of advanced training in geriatric nursing with a focus on advocating for better patient outcomes through improved interprofessional communication. 

 

Self-Nomination Application: Francis G. Coletti Memorial Award

 

Gene Mundie Endowed Scholarship

 

Eligibility: Currently full time (min 6 credits) doctoral level study (PhD or DNP).

 

Self-Nomination Application: Gene Mundie Endowed Scholarship

 

George E. Xippolitos Memorial Award

 

Eligibility: Doctoral level study (PhD or DNP). Provide support for doctoral research with an emphasis in cardiac nursing including but not limited to research, travel, awards and professional development

 

Self-Nomination Application: George E. Xippolitos Memorial Award

 

Kappa Gamma Nursing Scholarship 

 

Eligibility: Currently full time (min 6 credits) in Undergraduate or Graduate Program and in good academic standing.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Kappa Gamma Nursing Scholarship

 

Marie Frey Memorial Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in the Midwifery Program.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Marie Frey Memorial Award

 

Mary G. Bourguignon Memorial Award 

 

Eligibility: Currently full time (min 6 credits) in the Midwifery Program; special consideration may be given to candidates who demonstrate financial need and/or are from an ethnically diverse background.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Mary G. Bourguignon Memorial Award

 

School of Nursing Alumni Board Award

 

Eligibility: Full time, financial need, minimum GPA of 3.25, excellence in Community and/or University Service

 

Self-Nomination Application: School of Nursing Alumni Board Award

 

UNDERGRADUATE STUDENT AWARDS

Barbara Mills Scholarship in Nursing

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in Undergraduate program (ABP, BBP or RN-BP), demonstrated financial need and good academic standing.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Barbara Mills Scholarship in Nursing

 

David and Gloria Klapisch Scholarship

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in Undergraduate or Graduate program and good academic achievement.  Special consideration given to students interested in the study of dementia

 

Self-Nomination Application: David and Gloria Klapisch Scholarship

 

David Douglas Hunter Memorial Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in Undergraduate program (ABP, BBP or RN-BP), demonstrated financial need and high academic achievement.  Special consideration given to veterans or family of a veteran.

 

Self-Nomination Application: David Douglas Hunter Memorial Award

 

Diane Ducy Hitchings-Tiernan ’72 RN Baccalaureate Award

 

Eligibility: Enrolled in Undergraduate Registered Nurse to Baccalaureate Program (RNBP- (Registered Nurses earning their Baccalaureate degree), current GPA 2.8 or higher; demonstrated financial need, involvement in community service and leadership capabilities.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Diane Ducy Hitchings-Tiernan ’72 RN Baccalaureate Award

 

Doretta Dick Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in Undergraduate or Graduate program. This award is given out for excellence in professional writing, writing submission required.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Doretta Dick Award

 

Frances Bisignano Scholarship Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled full-time in Undergraduate program (ABP, BBP or RN-BP), current GPA 3.8 or higher; special consideration given to first year nursing students in ABP or BBP program influenced by a family member to become a nurse.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Frances Bisignano Scholarship Award

 

Hilda R Maier Scholarship Endowment

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in Undergraduate program (ABP, BBP or RN-BP), completed one semester in good academic standing and demonstrated financial need.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Hilda R Maier Scholarship Endowment

 

Hugh J.B. Cassidy Memorial Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in an Undergraduate program (ABP, BBP or RN-BP), must be a veteran or a family member of a veteran.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Hugh J.B. Cassidy Memorial Award

 

Jean M. Bellia Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in Undergraduate program (ABP, BBP or RN-BP), first year of program, min GPA 3.0, financial need, strong commitment to nursing profession

 

Self-Nomination Application: Jean M. Bellia Award

 

Joan Sefchick Mazaurczak Legacy Scholarship

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in Undergraduate program (ABP, BBP or RN-BP), full time enrollment, good academic standing. Preference given to students interested in Pediatric nursing.

 

Self-Nomination Application:Joan Sefchick Mazaurczak Memorial Award

 

Julie O. Wells Memorial Education Foundation Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in RN-BP Undergraduate program, high academic achievement and demonstrated community service.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Julie O. Wells Memorial Education Foundation Award

 

Kappa Gamma Nursing Scholarship 

 

Eligibility: Currently full time (min 6 credits) in Undergraduate or Graduate Program and in good academic standing.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Kappa Gamma Nursing Scholarship

 

Keane T. Kyle Memorial Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled full-time in the Undergraduate program (ABP, BBP or RN-BP), current GPA 3.0 or higher; special consideration given to a male student who demonstrates a passion for perioperative nursing, emergency medicine or nursing informatics.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Keane T. Kyle Memorial Award

 

Matt Silverstone Memorial Award

 

Eligibility: Awarded to a BBP Senior who demonstrates the many wonderful qualities that made Matt our beloved colleague; understated, humble, kind hearted, generous and giving of oneself, thoughtful, good-natured, and quick witted.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Matt Silverstone Memorial Award

 

Ora James Bouey Scholarship

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled full-time as a BBP student, current GPA is 2.5 or higher, demonstrated financial need.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Ora James Bouey Scholarship

 

Patricia M. Fagan ’96 Memorial Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in the Undergraduate program (ABP, BBP or RN-BP) and is raising children.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Patricia M. Fagan ’96 Memorial Award

 

School of Nursing Alumni Board Award

 

Eligibility: Full time, financial need, minimum GPA of 3.25, excellence in Community and/or University Service

 

Self-Nomination Application: School of Nursing Alumni Board Award

 

School of Nursing Alumni Scholarship Fund

 

Eligibility: Full time undergraduate student in ABP, BBP or RNBP program, demonstrated financial need, minimum GPA of 3.25

 

Self-Nomination Application: School of Nursing Alumni Scholarship Fund

 

Stelling Family Endowed Scholarship in Nursing

 

Eligibility: Full time undergraduate student in ABP, BBP or RNBP program, demonstrated financial need, minimum GPA of 3.3. Preference given to a student who is in the first year of their program and demonstrates financial need.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Stelling Family Endowed Scholarship in Nursing

 

Yvonne C. Harmon Award

 

Eligibility: Currently enrolled in the Undergraduate program (ABP, BBP or RN-BP), demonstrates financial need, leadership, academic excellence and service to the community.

 

Self-Nomination Application: Yvonne C. Harmon Award