Scholarships Available - Due Date: October 1, 2019


Scholarships will be awarded at the spring and fall induction ceremonies.  See the eligibility criteria for graduate and undergraduate scholarships below.  Scholarships are awarded at Fall and Spring Induction Ceremonies. Scholarships will be awarded depending upon fund availability.  Applications due October 1 and March 1.

Graduate Application Eligibility
  1. Applicants must be an active member of Sigma Theta Tau International Beta Delta Chapter-At-Large.
  2. Applicants must be a graduate student currently enrolled in a graduate program. Master degree students must be enrolled in a nursing program. Doctoral degree students must be in a nursing or related program.
  3. Complete the Graduate Student Scholarship Application and mail to address at bottom of this page.
  4. Applicants must be present to receive award at either the Fall (or Spring) Induction Ceremony or at the Fall (or Spring) Meeting relative to the season of the award.
  5. Two graduate scholarships are available each Spring and Fall, $1000 each.
Undergraduate Application Eligibility
  1. Applicants must attend and be currently enrolled in one of the Beta Delta Chapter-At-Large member schools. Member schools as of September 1, 2016 include the University of Oklahoma Fran and Earl Ziegler College of Nursing, Oklahoma City University Kramer School of Nursing, University of Central Oklahoma, Oklahoma Baptist University,  Southern Nazarene University, and Southwestern Oklahoma State University.
  2. Complete the Undergraduate Student Scholarship Application and mail to address at bottom of this page.*Special Requirements for Spring Applicants
    1. Must be members of Sigma
    2. Must be present to receive award at a Sigma Meeting.
  3. Three undergraduate scholarships are available for spring and fall each year, $500 each.
Mail Scholarship Applications to:
Sigma Nursing Scholarship Committee, Attn:  Wanda Robinson
University of Oklahoma Health Science Center
1100 N. Stonewall Ave, CNB 382
Oklahoma City, OK 73117.

Fall 2019 Scholarship recipients are announced at a Fall meeting or induction program. Scholarship recipients must attend one of these meetings to receive scholarship funds. For questions contact Scholarship Task Force Chairperson: or by phone: (405) 623-2840.

Scholarship Recipients Spring 2019

Congratulations to the Scholarship Winners for Spring 2019!

Scholarships in the amount of $500 were awarded to the following undergraduate students:
Jordan Rice from Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, OKC
Parmida Gebreili from Oklahoma University Health Sciences Center, OKC
Moriah Lamb from Oklahoma Baptist University.

Scholarships in the amount of $1000 were awarded to the following graduate students:
Michele Bradshaw, BSN, working on her MSN,
Megan Jester, RN, MS working on her PhD.

Congratulations to each of the winners!

Congratulations to Fall 2018 Sigma Scholarship Recipients!

Graduate Scholarship:

Katherine Sampson is a current graduate student at Oklahoma Baptist University and Sigma member Beta Delta Chapter-at-Large, inducted in 2018. Her undergraduate degree is from East Central University. She is a member of Association of Women’s Health & Neonatal Nurses (AWOHNN) and a staff nurse at Chickasaw Nation. Her focus in graduate school is on nursing education. Her scholarly submission for the scholarship application addressed application of concept mapping and teaching undergraduate students to write SMART objectives as they formulate nutritional teaching plans for breastfeeding mothers. Congratulations Katherine!

Undergraduate Scholarships:

Congratulations to Kia McCollum, one of two Sigma, Beta Delta Chapter-at-Large, undergraduate scholarship recipients for Fall, 2018!
Kia is a Sigma, Sigma Beta Delta Chapter-at-Large member, a senior nursing student, and Student Nurses’ Association (SNA) president at the University of Oklahoma College of Nursing, Lawton campus. Kia is an Emergency Medical Technician (EMT) and also earned an associate degree from Cameron University, Summa Cum Laude. She is the recipient several other scholarship awards and “Miss Lawton” 2010. Kia actively volunteers in local community organizations and has been very involved in community events supporting many different organizations. She plans to work in emergency department upon graduation and eventually would like to become a member of an organ transplant team.

Congratulations to Mackenzie Palmer who was selected as an undergraduate scholarship recipient in Fall, 2018 from Sigma, Beta Delta Chapter-at-Large!

MacKenzie is a nursing student at Oklahoma Baptist University (OBU) and an active member of the OBU Student Nurses’ Association and the Blood Drive Coordinator for the association during the past three years. Mackenzie is a Student Nurse Mentor through OBU Student Success Center, tutoring underclassmen in their nursing coursework and exam preparation.  Mackenzie is also a member of Omicron, Delta Kappa national leadership honor society. She has received multiple scholarships and honors for academic achievement while at OBU.

Mackenzie volunteers for several organizations including for Integris Bass Hospital in Enid for the past six years. Her career goal after graduation is to gain experience in ICU and L& D units then move overseas to serve women in Niger, Africa at Kollo Birth Clinic. Faculty recommendations for Mackenzie describe her as an “exemplary student who clearly demonstrates the leadership values of Sigma with strong potential to advance scholarship in the future.”

Members of Sigma Beta Delta Chapter-at-Large are invited to apply for spring 2019 graduate or undergraduate scholarships. Due date is March 1. 2019. For more information, see application instructions.