40 Under 40 Awards

Finding & Mentoring Our Rising Stars!

The Future of Nursing West Virginia seeks nominations for our second

40 Under 40 Awards to recognize WV emerging nurse leaders.

2019 Nominations are Open

Purpose:

To engage, support and develop the next generation of WV Nurse Leaders to step into their potential as Board Members, Mentors and Health Policy Makers

Expectations:

  • Attendance at the September 28, 2019 Gala in Charleston, WV

  • Engage in at least one FONWV initiative (ex. serve on a board, mentor, team member, Ambassador, gala promotion...)

  • Previous awardees are not eligible for nomination
     

Nomination Process:

  • Begin by nominating yourself or someone else on this form

  • Nominator or Reference completes the three Qualification Questions

  • Upload 2 pdfs & jpg to the Nomination Form

    • Nominator Questions (pdf)

    • Nominee questions (pdf)

    • Nominee digital photo in jpg format

  • Nominations are confidential: Names/identifiers are deleted for evaluators

  • Nominations must be complete to be considered
     

  • Nomination Deadline: Monday, June 3, 2019, 11:59 PM

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Selection Criteria:

  • Currently licensed RN in West Virginia

  • Younger than 40 years of age by September 15, 2019

  • At least 5 years of experience as an RN demonstrating leadership

  • Significantly or uniquely contributes to leadership through clinical practice, education and teaching, administrative governance
    and/or healthcare innovation

  • Demonstrates leadership/contributions in: community affairs, nursing professional organizations, and/or assisting others' growth
    and development in these areas,

  • Positively promotes and advances the nursing profession in the community (local/regional/national/global) through volunteerism, outreach or legislative/policy development,

  • Nominees' essay questions about leadership and expected future active engagement in FONWV initiatives,

  • Self-nominations require 1 letter of reference which addresses the nominator's three qualification questions

Nominator/Reference Questions (word document)

Answer all questions eliminating nominee name and identifiers.

(Narrative limited to maximum of 250 words per question; 1 inch margins; 12 pt font size)

1) Describe specific significant or unique contributions the Nominee has made to the nursing profession through leadership. (20 points)

2) Provide information which describes specific contributions the Nominee has made to the nursing profession by providing leadership in community affairs, nursing professional organizations and/or has assisted others to grow and develop in this area. (20 points)

3) Describe how the Nominee positively promotes and advances the profession of nursing in the community (local/global) through volunteerism, outreach efforts or legislative and policy development.   (20 points)

Nominee Questions (word document)

Answer all questions eliminating nominee name and identifiers.

(Narrative limited to maximum of 250 words per question; 1 inch margins; 12 pt font size)

1) How do you see yourself as a nurse leader? (10 points)

2) What have you learned that would be helpful to other aspiring leaders? (20 points)

3) What is your vision for leadership within your organization or community (local/regional/national/global) (5 points)

4) How will you engage in the Future of Nursing WV Action Coalition over the next 2 years? (5 points)

Nominations are open for 2019

Forty awardees will be selected, according to the specified criteria and without names and identifiers by an objective panel of judges appointed by the FONWV

Awardees will be notified by June 30 so plans can be made for the awardee to attend the Awards Gala on September 29 evening reception courtesy of FONWV.

Telephone : 304-404-3990

Email : futureofnursingwv@gmail.com

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