Awards & Scholarships

The Awards and Scholarships Committee is responsible for recognizing nursing excellence that advances knowledge and improves health care by presenting annual awards in nursing practice, leadership, education, and research and recognizing outstanding student scholarship and leadership by awarding scholarships to University of Cincinnati College of Nursing students.


Call for Nominations
Awards for Excellence in Nursing

The purpose of this award is to recognize an outstanding, active* member of Beta Iota Chapter who demonstrates excellence in nursing.

You may nominate an active Beta Iota member who meets the eligibility criteria. Please download and complete the nomination form and submit it to Debbie Schwytzer at by August 12.

Award Criteria (PDF file)

Nomination Form (Word file)


QUESTIONS? Please contact Debbie Schwytzer at




Call for Nurse Leaders Nominations

Sigma has issued the 2022 Nurse Leader Chapter Challenge to help celebrate their 100th anniversary.

The goal of this challenge is to recruit and induct 2,022 nurse leaders before December 31, 2022!

The Governance Committee of Beta Iota is seeking nominations in the NURSE LEADER category to help us reach this noble goal!


Nurse Leaders Nominations Form