Awards & Scholarships

”responsive” ABCGN’s awards and scholarships program support its vision to lead and promote professional excellence in the practice of gastroenterology nursing.

The following awards are available through ABCGN: 

Excellence in Professionalism: Applications due February 15

This award recognizes nurses recognize those nurses who have demonstrated commitment to excellence by validation of qualifications through certification.

Certified GI Professional of the Year: Nominations due November 30

This award recognizes those who demonstrate a commitment to outstanding patient care and positive outcomes through the teaching and learning of high performance standards, advocacy for the practice of gastroenterology nursing, and leadership within their unit and the broader GI nursing community.

Certification Scholarship 

The ABCGN Certification Scholarship provides financial assistance for the certification exam.

  • Fall Exam: Applications due April 1
  • Spring Exam: Applications due November 30

Re-certification Scholarship: Due November 30

The ABCGN Re-certification Scholarship provides financial assistance for recertification by contact hours.

Outstanding Certified Region: Applications due November 30

This award recognizes the SGNA Regional Society most active in supporting ABCGN certification.

Applications and nomination forms can be mailed, faxed or emailed:

Mailing Address:
330 N. Wabash Ave.Suite 2000
Chicago, IL 60611

Fax: 312.673.6723