AONL Fellow Designation

Recognizing exemplary nurse leaders

Established by a committee of AONL leaders, the AONL fellow designation recognizes exemplary nurse leaders who have made significant and sustained contributions to the specialty of nursing leadership and to AONL. Nurse leaders who attain this prestigious honor are committed to shaping the future of nursing leadership through expert leadership practice, mentoring developing leaders and contributing to AONL at the regional and national levels.

“Beyond excellence, AONL Fellow Designees demonstrate exemplary leadership practice with continual impact on the field of nursing leadership.”



Benefits of the AONL Fellow Designation

  • Recognition as an accomplished nurse leader
  • Use of the AONL Fellow credential
  • Inclusion in the directory of AONL Fellows
Application period has ended. Check back in the Fall for the 2020 application.

Application Checklist

☑️ Completed application form

☑️ Narrative that specifically addresses defined criteria

☑️ Professional curriculum vitae that follows defined requirements

☑️ Two letters of support, at least one of which must be from a current AONL member

If you have questions about the AONL Fellow Designation, please contact AONL.