Awards & Scholarships

2021 Annual Research Awards

Each year, the Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) proudly recognizes valuable contributions and excellence in nursing research as demonstrated by ENRS members. ENRS is once again planning to award six outstanding nurse researchers with the following awards at our Virtual 33rd Annual Scientific Sessions on March 25-26, 2021. #ENRS2021


Distinguished Contributions to Nursing Research Award

The Distinguished Contributions to Nursing Research Award is given annually in recognition of sustained and outstanding contributions to nursing research by a Senior Investigator.

*Nomination Deadline* Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST


Suzanne Feetham Nurse Scientist Family Research Award

The Suzanne Feetham Nurse Scientist Family Research Award is given annually in recognition of outstanding contributions by a Junior Investigator (earned doctorate in last 7 years with a developing program of family research and scholarship) OR Senior investigator (has a well-established program of family research and scholarship).

*Nomination Deadline* Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST


ENRS Evidence-Based Practice Award

This award is given to an individual or group using research-based evidence to make a practice change that results in demonstrated improvement in outcomes for the patient and family, staff, community or organization.

*Nomination Deadline* Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST


ENRS/Nursing Research Authorship Award

The ENRS/Nursing Research Authorship Award recognizes an ENRS member who disseminated research findings, or important theoretical, or methodological advances in the official ENRS Journal, Nursing Research, within the previous year (2020).

*Nomination Deadline* Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST


 Rising Star Research Award

This award recognizes a Junior Investigator that has shown promise in establishing a program of health and/or nursing research.

*Nomination Deadline* Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST


ENRS/Council for the Advancement of Nursing Science (CANS) Dissertation Award

This award is given annually to an ENRS member who is a doctoral candidate enrolled in a program of nursing that awards a research doctoral degree requiring a dissertation.

*Nomination Deadline* Wednesday, January 27, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST


ENRS / NLN Doctoral Dissertation Award

The Eastern Nursing Research Society (ENRS) and the National League for Nursing (NLN) have joined forces to offer the Doctoral Dissertation Award. This is an annual award of $2500 to support completion of one nursing student's dissertation work. Funds for the 2020 grant cycle are provided by ENRS. The recipient will also receive a one-year student membership from the NLN, if not already a current member. Click here for more information.

*Nomination Deadline* Thursday, February 4, 2021 at 11:59 PM EST