Sigma Theta Tau

Theta Kappa Region 15 LogoIncorporated 1997

Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing is dedicated to improving the health of people worldwide through increasing the scientific base of nursing practice. Its members are nursing scholars committed to the pursuit of excellence in clinical practice, education, research and leadership. The Society believes that broadening the base of nursing knowledge through knowledge development, dissemination and use offers great promise for promoting a healthier populace. 

To achieve this goal, Sigma Theta Tau International is committed to furthering the use of nursing research in health care delivery as well as in public policy. It sustains, supports and interprets nursing's development and provides vision for the future of the discipline and health care through its network of worldwide community of nurse scholars. It is a non-political organization that makes available its diverse resources to all people and institutions interested in the scientific knowledge base of the nursing profession.

Officer Vacancies

The Sigma Theta Tau Chapter is seeking members interested in serving in leadership positions. The six positions will start July 1, 2013 for 2 year terms:

  • Vice President-Elect (1)
  • Leadership Succession Committee (1 vacancies)
  • Governance Chairperson (1)
  • Treasurer (1)
  • Faculty Counselor (2).

If you are interested or would like to nominate another chapter member, please e-mail Leadership Succession Committee member Amy Bruno at ( ) or Maria Vazquez at (  to have a candidate’s name added to the ballot. Amy or I will provide information about responsibilities or answer any questions. Mentoring will also be provided for all our new chapter officers.

The Circle Resource From STTI

The Circle gives all active members access to many resources including up-to-date events, STTI library, discussion groups and ability to add to the communication network. Remember to visit this site!

Sigma Theta Tau Bylaws 

STTIconnect Newsletter

If you have questions regarding your role as a chapter officer, please contact Chapter Services at, 888.634.7575 (U.S./Canada toll free) or +1.317.634.8171 (International). 

2012 Sigma Theta Induction and Awards Photos

View photos from the 2012 Induction at the Snapfish website

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Research Assistance:

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Guidelines to Evaluate a Quantitative Research Study

Guidelines for Writing an Abstract

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Call for Proposals

Guidelines for Submitting a Research Proposal

Research Proposal Application Form

Grant Progress Report

Proposal Scoring Sheet