STTI Grant

Applications Accepted:  January 7, 2021
Deadline for Submission: April 1, 2021
Funding date: August 1, 2021


The purpose of The Midwest Nursing Research Society/Sigma Research Grant is to encourage qualified nurses to contribute to the advancement of nursing through research; proposals for pilot and/or developmental research may be submitted. All research topics and designs are eligible for support. Multidisciplinary, historical, and international research is encouraged. The grant will be funded up to $2,500.

Research Funding:

Funds for this grant are provided jointly by the Midwest Nursing Research Society and Sigma.

Funds for this grant do not cover expenses incurred prior to the funding date.

Eligibility Criteria:

  • Must be a registered nurse with current license
  • Have a master's degree, and/or be enrolled in a Doctoral program
  • Must be able to submit completed research application via online submission system
  • Must be ready to implement research project when funding is received
  • Must complete project within one (1) year of funding
  • Sign a Research Grant Agreement
  • Must be both a Midwest Nursing Research Society (MNRS) and a Sigma Honor Society member in good standing
  • Must submit a final report within one (1) year of study
  • Submit completed abstract to the Virginia Henderson Global Nursing e-Repository and credit research grant partner in all publications and presentations of the research.

Please direct all questions about this grant to:
Tonna M. Thomas
Phone: 888.634.7575 (US/Canada)

All applications must be submitted via Sigma's online submission system on their website.  Click here to visit the Sigma website and submit your application.