We are pleased that the following Awards will be presented at our conference on May 13th & 14th, 2022 in the Tower Hotel, Waterford.

IGPNEA Loyalty Award 2022

  • One nominee from each branch.
  • Maximum 100 words as to why the member was chosen.
  • Winner announced at the Gala Dinner at conference on Friday 13th May.

To enter, your branch committee should email your branches nomination and the 100 word submission to:  Before the end of Friday 6th May 2022. 

Entry Criteria and Details

IGPNEA Educational Research Bursary 2022


The Educational Research Bursary is open to all IGPNEA members who are undertaking or have undertaken a research project or clinical audit in the area of practice nursing. This can be any initiative in practice nursing – clinical, educational or practice management – since our last Educational Research Bursary was awarded in 2019.

To enter, e-mail an abstract of 500 words to:

Entry Criteria and Details



Below is a case study accompanied by a set of questions that must be answered within a limit of 2,500 words.  Please send your completed answers, along with your name, NMBI PIN, and full contact details to

Entry Criteria and Case Study

Closing date for receipt of entries is Friday 15th April 2022

The winner will be announced and presented with the award at the IGPNEA Annual Educational Conference at the Tower Hotel, Waterford on the 13th and 14th May.  The winner will also be announced on the IGPNEA website after the conference and the winning entry will be published in a newly launched IGPNEA Official Journal.