NAINA Awards:

Now accepting nominations for NAINA awards and scholarships.

The Omana Simon Graduate Student Research Award

The Omana Simon Graduate Student Research Award.

Faculty approved research proposals from graduate nursing students of Indian origin who are currently enrolled in Graduate research/ dissertation courses in the United States are eligible for this award. Priority areas for research proposals are listed below, although deserving proposals related to any area of nursing research will be considered.

  1. Improvement of nursing education
  2. Improvement of nursing practice
  3. Reduction of health disparities


The deadline for submission of completed research proposals is June 30, 2016.

The winner will be awarded $500.00 towards completion of the research project.

For submission guidelines and application form, please contact Nancy Dias, PhDc, MSN, RN, CNE, Research & Grant Committee Chair, NAINA.

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NAINA Chapter Excellence Award

The Rolling Trophy for NAINA Chapter Excellence Award is presented biennially to recognize the accomplishments of an outstanding local chapter of NAINA.

Chapters are evaluated on several criteria:

  • Professional Development/ Education
  • Membership growth
  • Community service/ Charity Initiatives
  • Public Relations
  • Cultural/ Social programs
  • Contribution to NAINA
  • Compliance with NAINA requirements

For more information, please see attached.

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