Scholarships/Awards

Congratulations to the 2020 Scholarships/Award Winners!

Outstanding Newsletter Award -  Sarah Faucheux, San Diego State University

Outstanding Website Award – Sarah Faucheux, San Diego State University

Breakthrough to Nursing Project Award –  Julia Andres, San Diego State University

Member of the Year Award - Lorna Roberts, Sonoma State University

Faculty of the Year Award – Dr. Rachel Napoli, Sonoma state University

Star Chapter Award – Sarah Faucheux, San Diego State University

Scholarship Winner – Alyssa Gotgotoa, National University

 

 

2020 CNSA AWARD APPLICATIONS ARE NOW CLOSED. CHECK BACK NEXT YEAR FOR APPLICATIONS.

All award applications are closed. Thank you to everyone who submitted an application. 

Award recipients were announced at the Awards Ceremony on October 4th 2020 during the 2020 CNSA Annual Convention.

*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 2019-September 2020.
  3. Application must be submitted by September 18, 2020.

SELECTION CRITERIA

All entries will be considered on the basis of:

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

APPLY HERE

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 18, 2020.

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. 

APPLY HERE

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 4th during the 2020 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 18, 2020. 

NOMINATE MEMBERS HERE

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 2020 CNSA Annual Convention on October 4th. 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 18, 2020.

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

NOMINATE FACULTY HERE

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 18, 2020. 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.

APPLY HERE

2020 CNSA SCHOLARSHIPS

This year’s application period is closed. Submit completed application by Friday September 18, 2020. Winners will be notified by October 1st, 2020. Scholarship recipients will be recognized at the CNSA Annual Awards Ceremony during the 2020 CNSA Annual Convention on October 4th.

APPLY HERE