Ambassadors Program
The Friends of the National Institute of Nursing Research (FNINR) invites nominations and applications for the prestigious 2017 Ada Sue Hinshaw, Path Paver, Protege and President's Awards.

All materials must be submitted no later than Thursday, June 1, 2017, for consideration.

Award recipients will be introduced during the Awards Ceremony at the FNINR NightinGala on Wednesday, October 14, 2017, at the Ritz-Carlton Hotel, Washington, D.C.

See details (links below) regarding award nominations and the Gala event!
2017 FNINR Awards Letter
2017 FNINR Awards Descriptions/Criteria
2017 FNINR Awards Nomination Form
Ada Sue Hinshaw Award
The Ada Sue Hinshaw Award is considered the pre-eminent award given by FNINR named in honor of the first permanent Director of the National Institute of Nursing Research. Recipients have a substantive and sustained program of science that would afford her/him recognition as a prominent senior scientist.
Path-Paver Award
The Path-Paver Award is given to a mid-to-late career nurse scientist who has achieved one or more breakthroughs in theory development, research methods, instruments, or subject matter that has paved the way for other scientists and who has influenced and mentored the next generation of nurse researchers.
Protege/Protegee Award
The Protege/Protegee Award is given to an evolving nurse scientist who shows great promise in advancing science and who is within the first 10 years of completing either the PhD or Post-Doctoral study.
The President's Award
The President's Award is given based on a specific theme established by the President of FNINR and varies annually. This year, the theme is Innovation in Nursing Research: Leveraging Technology to Improve Health.