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2018 CCONS Membership Awards

Click here to download the award descriptions and application:

  2018 Award Descriptions and application.Final.docx

The deadline for all award applications is October 1. Award winners will be notified prior to November 14 when the awards will be presented to the winners at the membership meeting.

  1. Applicants must be CCONS members in good standing.
  2. Each CCONS member may apply for one award per calendar year.
  3. A CCONS member cannot receive the same award in two consecutive calendar years.
  4. All applicants agree to be featured verbally and in photos on the CCONS Virtual Community and reports/newsletters sent via email blasts.


Any CCONS member may nominate themselves for the following awards.

Professional Nursing Education and Development Scholarship 

Two $500 scholarships will be awarded to aid a CCONS member seeking formal or continuing education opportunities and professional resources.  The award may be used for:

  • Continuing education or professional resources including but not limited to books, uniforms, stethoscopes, and works shoes
  • Tuition, books, or other school-related fees associated with a BSN completion program or graduate nursing program. Proof of enrollment in an accredited nursing program and information about current tuition support (employer, other scholarships, etc., excluding student loans) are required.


Annual ONS Congress Scholarships 

Two $1500 scholarships will be given for CCONS members to attend the Annual ONS Congress. Two awards will be chosen from applicants submitting award applications.  One award will be drawn from the group of Board Members, Committee Chairs, and Committee Members.  The award must be used for the ONS Congress that takes place within the year after the award is given.



Any CCONS member may nominate a fellow CCONS colleague for the following awards. 

Sandy Purl Spirit of CCONS Award 

This $500 award is given to honor and recognize a member who has contributed to CCONS by sharing time and expertise.  Active participation in CCONS is required as well as outstanding contributions to CCONS. The award requires an application and essay describing contributions made.  The award is to be used for annual ONS membership dues and registration to a professional oncology educational event.  The recipient will be encouraged to submit a photo and an article describing what involvement in CCONS has meant to their professional development.  

CCONS Mentorship Award 

One $500 award is given to honor and recognize a member who has demonstrated excellence in the mentorship of colleagues in the practice of oncology nursing in the academic, clinical, or research setting.  Mentorship can also be recognized from outside the workplace and can include mentoring colleagues to contribute to CCONS/ONS through professional development activities such as abstract development, presentation skills, publishing, and professional society contributions.


COMMUNITY OUTREACH: Charity Run Scholarships Available


Part of the CCONS mission is to serve our members and bring them together. What better way than to sweat it out with fellow CCONS members for a good cause. This year, CCONS has allocated funds to reimburse your entry fee for an Oncology-related charity walk / run that you are passionate about.


To Qualify:


  • Participants must be a group of 2 or more active CCONS members at the event together
  • The event must be Oncology-related
  • The event must take place in 2018
  • Scholarships are on a first-come, first-serve basis.
  • Reimbursement will cap at $50 per person




  • BEFORE THE EVENT: To secure your scholarship, please email Nadia Spawn, Director of Community Outreach, at nyspawn@gmail.com to see if funds are still available. Do this as soon as you plan on applying with all charity run participants who will attend the event with you included on the email.
  • AFTER THE EVENT: You must send in a group photo of all CCONS members who attended the event for reimbursement. Please include the receipt showing proof of registration. 

 Click here to download the award application:

  2018 Award Descriptions and application.Final.docx



Chapter Virtual Community Outage

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If you need urgent access to an area of the site you are unable to access, please contact chapters@ons.org
Thank you for your patience!