The AONL Foundation Nurse Researcher Award recognizes an individual who has made a significant contribution to nursing and health systems research. Explore the criteria and eligibility requirements for the AONL Foundation Nurse Researcher of the Year Award recipient. See previous award recipients.
AONL membership is not required. Sitting members of either the AONL Foundation Board or the AONL Board are ineligible.
Anyone can nominate a candidate for the AONL Foundation Nurse Researcher of the Year award. Self-nomination is permissible. Please see below for nomination requirements and details. Nomination packages are reviewed and scored by members of the AONL Foundation's research committee. A nominee may be requested to participate in an interview with AONL Foundation representatives as part of the application process. These interviews will be conducted via Teams or Zoom at a date/time mutually agreed to.
Recognized in the nursing community as an outstanding nurse researcher
Superior performance in the areas of research scholarship
Evidence of other contributions to the field based on their scholarly work
Examples may include:
Evidence of the impact the nominee’s research has had on the field
Nominator should provide qualitative and quantitative evidence, if known.