Research Grant

Grant Proposal Invitation

The Beta Iota Chapter of Sigma Theta Tau International invites active Beta Iota Chapter members to submit proposals for research studies in the areas of nursing practice, education or administration. Graduate students, who are active Beta Iota Chapter members, are eligible for funding. The grant cycles occur two times each year, February and August. Funding of $4000 is available at each cycle. Proposals submitted at each cycle must be in accordance with the established guidelines and exhibit methodological rigor. For further information, access Research Grant Guidelines and Application Form on this webpage.

Submission Deadlines

The Research Committee of Beta Iota Chapter reviews grant proposals two times each year (February and August cycles). Submission deadlines are 5:00 PM EST, February 18 and August 12 of each year. The grant materials must be submitted electronically to Dr. Elaine Miller, Beta Iota Research Committee Chair. Her email address is If you have any questions, please contact Dr. Miller by email.

Funding Expectations

Recipients receive funding within one month of selection pending IRB approval. Recognition of the February and August recipients occurs at the Beta Chapter Founders’ Day Program held in October each year. Each year's recipients are expected to attend this important event.


Research Grant Submission

Guidelines (PDF file)

Application (Word file)

Proposals must be submitted by
5:00 PM, August 12