Volunteer Opportunity-AMSN Awards, Grants, & Scholarships Committee


Call for AMSN Awards, Grants, & Scholarships Committee Members

AMSN is looking for volunteers for the Awards, Grants, & Scholarships Committee. The Committee reviews and scores several awards, grants, and scholarships throughout the year, including:

  • Annual Convention Grant
  • CMSRN Certification and Certification Renewal Grants
  • Clinical Practice Award
  • Clinical Leadership Award
  • CMSRN of Distinction Award
  • Education Scholarship

Join this "awarding" committee and volunteer just 2-4 hours per month to award deserving AMSN members.

Applications are open through September 30, 2022.

Please allow 10-15 minutes to complete the application and have a current CV or resume ready for upload.


  • Required
    • Full member of AMSN for at least one year (AMSN members are those who pay annual membership dues)
    • Not currently serving on any other AMSN or MSNCB National Volunteer Unit
    • RN with a minimum of 3 years of experience in med-surg nursing
    • Ability and willingness to commit the necessary time to read and score applications (2-4 hours per month)
    • Ability and willingness to work independently as well as in a team environment for the selection of the award
    • Ability to read and analyze quantitative and qualitative answers using an objective scoring tool
    • Basic knowledge of and accessibility to Excel or compatible spreadsheet software
    • Complete the online application and submit resume/CV by specified application date
  • Preferred
    • CMSRN
    • Experience with OpenWater online application/scoring indicating your scores and rationale (Preferred, but not required. Training will be provided.)
    • Experience in selecting award winners (hospital-wide, regional, or national)


  • Participate as a contributing team member in accomplishing the work as assigned by the Board of Directors and/or the role description
  • Review and score award, grant, & scholarship applications both independently and collaboratively with a team
  • Evaluate each application within the indicated time frame (usually 10-14 days)
  • Attend quarterly committee meetings as scheduled
  • Respond to committee email communications within two business days, or as requested by chair
  • Commit to a two-year term of service

Go to the Volunteer Application


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