Nursing

The Purposes of the STTI Honor Society are to: 

  • Recognize superior achievement.

  • Recognize the development of leadership qualities.

  • Foster high professional standards.

  • Encourage creative work.

  • Strengthen commitment to the ideals and purposes of the profession.

The Delta Omega Leadership Scholarship

The Purpose of this Scholarship:

  • To provide monetary assistance to an undergraduate or graduate level University of Akron nursing student pursuing an enrichment experience beyond curriculum requirements in leadership development.

Applicant Criteria:

  • Must be currently enrolled in the School of Nursing and in good academic standing at the University of Akron.

  • An undergraduate student applicant must rank in the upper 35% of the graduating class, have at least a 3.0 grade point average (based on a 4.0 scale), and be in the junior or senior year of study. 

  • A masters or doctoral student applicant must have at least a 3.5 grade point average (based on a 4.0 scale).

  • The scholarship will be awarded to the student who demonstrates the potential and desire to perform in leadership positions and activities in the field of nursing.

Application Materials:

(to be submitted to the President of the Delta Omega Board of Directors at least two months prior to the date of the event)

  • A completed application form. 

  • A personal statement outlining reasons for pursuing additional education in leadership in nursing. 
    The statement should also include:
    1) information about future career goals and plans
    2) school, community, and professional activities, including offices and positions of
         leadership
    3) a list of honors, awards, or other special recognition stating the nature of the
        award(s) and the date(s) received

  • Two letters of reference, one personal (non-relative) and one academic.

  • Academic standing in current or most recently completed educational program (enclose official transcripts or cumulative grade reports).

  • Any additional materials the applicant wishes to submit to support nomination.
    The dollar amount requested (up to $500) and a proposed distribution of the expenses such as registration fees, course materials, transportation, parking fees, and room and board.  It is not necessary to demonstrate financial need.  An expense report and verification of attendance must be submitted after the event.  The amount awarded will be reimbursed after these materials have been submitted and reviewed.

  • A description of how the knowledge gained from the experience will be disseminated to the professional community.  Suggestions include, but are not limited to, an article in the Delta Omega Chapter newsletter, a presentation to the Chapter Board of Directors, a presentation for the attendees at one of the Chapter meetings, a poster at the annual Chapter-sponsored Research Day, or some other creative means described by the applicant.

  • A scholarship award may be received only once per year.

Please note:  The application is in Word format  and expense report in Excel.  The Word and Excel files may be completed and returned via email.  Please contact shanks@uakron.edu should you want these sent to you as a hard copy.  

 

Sigma Theta Tau,
Delta Omega Chapter

President
Lyn Benedict

President Elect
Linda Shanks

Past President
Kathy Rose

1st Vice President
Lisa Hart

2nd Vice President
Greer Kabb-Langkamp

Treasurer
Kim Berger

Secretary
Michelle Enlow

Faculty Counselor
Carolyn Sutter

Archivist
Jessica Mikelait

Leadership Succession
Barb Brunt

Newsletter Editor
Amber Bulcroft

By-Laws
Carolyn Sutter

Induction
Greer Kabb-Langkamp

Program Planning
Lisa Hart

Ways and Means
Kim Berger

Leadership Externs
Anita Sanford
Shelley Laddell

Leadership Intern
Deanna Klettlinger

Research Grants
Chris Heifner Graor

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