Scholarships/Awards

CONGRATULATIONS TO THE 2021 CNSA AWARD WINNERS! 

Outstanding Newsletter Award: San Diego State University: Vital Signs

Outstanding Website Award: San Diego State University: www.sdsusna.com

Community Health Project Award: San Jose State University-Menstruation Motivation Project: The goal of this project was to address period poverty for students in lower income, people of color areas, specifically in east side San Jose. Over $600 was raised for six low-income high schools and supplies were delivered to the six schools. 

Breakthrough to Nursing Project Award: San Jose State University-Menstruation Motivation Project: The goal of this project was to address period poverty for students in lower income, people of color areas, specifically in east side San Jose. Over $600 was raised for six low-income high schools and supplies were delivered to the six schools.

Member of the Year Award: Nina Go, SDSU SNA.

Nina is the Communications Director at SDSU SNA and was the cohort representative her freshman year. She is actively involved in both the school chapter and state events. Nina organizes and sends out the monthly Shift Report for her chapter and served as a delegate for SDSU SNA at the 2021 CNSA convention. In her daily life, she exemplifies humility, motivation. passion and kindness to everyone around her. She is a wonderful addition to our chapter and community, always improving it and adding her own touch in the best ways.

Faculty of the Year AwardDr. Lisa Concilio, SDSU SNA.

Dr. Lisa Concilio is one of the faculty advisors for SDSU SNA. She attends meetings, helps with events and even creates her own events, such as one for interview practice. "Dr. Concilio is the most vibrant professor I've had in my time at SDSU. Every year, I feel her genuine interest in our success as she pushes me to be the best version of myself. I am forever grateful for the experiences, support and learning she brings to the program, and any school would be lucky to have a faculty member like her."-SDSU SNA student

Scholarship Recipient: Bree Casas

Interested in Applying? Check out the requirements to submit for next year!

Don't miss the chance to be recognized for your achievements and hard work!
We know many of you have impacted the community or each other through individual efforts and with your school chapter.
We have a number of awards and scholarships to give and we would love to celebrate your success! Applications are open. Before submitting your application, please look over the criteria for each submission. We encourage all CNSA Members to apply.

*You must be a member to be eligible to apply for any CNSA Awards or Scholarships.

OUTSTANDING NEWSLETTER AWARD

You work long, hard hours to bring your fellow students all the news that is fit to print. So when do you get your recognition? The time is now!

ELIGIBILITY

  1. The applying chapter must be comprised of active NSNA/CNSA members.
  2. Newsletters must have been published between October 2020-September 2021.
  3. Application must be submitted by September 24, 2021.

SELECTION CRITERIA

All entries will be considered on the basis of:

  • Writing Style
  • Design
  • Content
  • Creativity
  • Frequency of Publication
  • Student Contributions

Applications Closed.

OUTSTANDING WEBSITE AWARD

You work long, hard hours to bring your fellow students all the news and information online for easy access. We want to recognize you!

ELIGIBILITY

  1. The applying chapter must be comprised of active NSNA/CNSA members.
  2. Application must be submitted by September 24, 2021.

SELECTION CRITERIA

All entries will be considered on the basis of:

  • User friendly website (Is it easy to find/navigate)
  • Up-to-date content 
  • Clean, organized, and eye-catching material
  • Updated contact information for Board members
  • Resources for chapter members: tool kits, chapter newsletters, community health, etc. 

Applications Closed.

COMMUNITY HEALTH PROJECT AWARD

BREAKTHROUGH TO NURSING PROJECT AWARD

MEMBER OF THE YEAR AWARD

Do you know an excellent CNSA member?

Recognize a phenomenal CNSA member by nominating them for the CNSA Member of the Year Award. This award recognizes students who have shown exceptional dedication to CNSA. A certificate will be presented to this year’s winner at the Awards Ceremony on October 10th during the 2021 CNSA Annual Convention.

ELIGIBILITY

The nominated student must be:

  1. An active NSNA/CNSA member in good standing within their chapter (CNSA Board of Directors are not eligible to receive this award).
  2. Strongly involved in CNSA at the local, regional or state levels.

NOMINATION AND SELECTION PROCESS

  • The nominator must complete the following award nomination form (self-nominations are not accepted).
  • A nomination must include a letter of recommendation written by the nominator detailing the efforts of the nominated student in CNSA activities. 
  • Submit completed nomination form by September 24, 2021. 

Applications Closed.

FACULTY OF THE YEAR AWARD

CNSA would like to help you recognize outstanding faculty members who demonstrate leadership qualities and continuously give support to student involvement in CNSA.

All nominated faculty will be notified of their nomination and invited to the CNSA Awards Ceremony to be held during the 2021 CNSA Annual Convention on October 10th. The winner will be announced at the Awards Ceremony and will receive a framed certificate from CNSA. Nominating students will also be invited to attend.

AWARD REQUIREMENTS

  1. Each school may nominate one faculty member. Nominations can come from chapters or from individual CNSA members.
  2. Please upload a letter of recommendation written by the nominator that explains in detail why this person deserves this award and how they support CNSA student activities at your school.
  3. Completion of the Award Nomination Form by September 24, 2021.

SELECTION CRITERIA

All nominations will be considered on the basis of:

  • Chapter involvement
  • Student empowerment
  • Accuracy of information
  • Quality of writing within the letter of recommendation

Applications Closed.

STAR CHAPTER AWARD

The Star Chapter Award recognizes CNSA constituent chapters for their ongoing involvement in CNSA and National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) and their commitment to shared governance, community service, leadership, and professional development.

The California Nursing Students’ Association (CNSA) invites constituent chapters to apply for the Star Chapter Award. The Star Chapter Award recognizes CNSA constituent chapters for their ongoing involvement in CNSA and National Student Nurses’ Association (NSNA) and their commitment to shared governance, community service, leadership, and professional development.

The chapters that obtain this award will be announced at the Awards Ceremony, be recognized as a Star Chapter Award recipient at the following two conventions and receive a certificate from CNSA. Star Chapter Award status is recognized for three years. Star Chapter Award recipients may reapply when three new years of data are available. All others may apply annually.

Eligibility

  • Must be a CNSA Chapter with constituency status. Each CNSA constituent chapter may submit an application.
  • Complete the attached award application, and provide supporting documentation (.doc or PDF file).
  • Submit completed application by Friday September 24, 2021. DEADLINE

Selection Criteria

A point system with a range of points will be utilized to determine how well applicants meet the specific criteria in the categories below. A maximum of 150 points can be obtained. A rubric of the points system is available upon request. Not all local chapters will meet all of the criteria, and some will show greater strength in certain categories over others.

Complete this official application form for the CNSA Star Chapter Award, and attach all supporting documentation to explain how your program meets the criteria for each category. Indicate applicable category number and corresponding criteria letter in all supporting documentation, and submit in order.

Applications Closed.

2021 CNSA SCHOLARSHIPS

Application's are open! Submit completed application by Friday September 24, 2021. Winners will be notified by October 10th, 2021. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the CNSA Annual Awards Ceremony during the 2021 CNSA Annual Convention on October 10th.

Applications Closed.