Your Honoree Benefits

Congratulations! You have joined a worldwide community of the most amazing nurses, nursing faculty, and students. You are the epitome of nursing's unique blend of art and science.

Please remember that once you have been honored with The DAISY Award, you are always a DAISY Honoree. Even if you change organizations or roles, you are entitled to Honoree benefits throughout your career. Being a DAISY Honoree is a life-long designation.

Accessing Your DAISY Benefits

Please be sure you are registered with us. How do you know if you are registered? You can easily search for your name in the search box on, where you will find your picture and story. If it is not there, contact the DAISY Coordinator at the organization where you were honored. The DAISY Coordinator will confirm your award information and complete the registration process. Once you are registered, we will create your DAISY Spotlight page (see the example below) and send the link to the DAISY Coordinator who will share it with you. If you are not sure who the DAISY Coordinator is, please contact us for assistance. Once registered, follow and connect with us on social media! We will post open/close dates for applicable benefits, reminders as well as announcements on any new benefits available to you as a DAISY Honoree.



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Our goal in creating benefits to our DAISY Award recipients is to provide ways to help you advance your career as a nurse, further develop your practice and expertise, and nourish your well-being.  We have organized your benefits to match these goals. Click below to jump to a particular section or scroll for the entire list.

-Continuing Education
-Well- Being
-Professional Engagement
-Additional Opportunities
Education: Reduced Tuition at Chamberlain University

Every DAISY Honoree is eligible to receive a reduced tuition rate at the Chamberlain University College of Nursing.

The DAISY Honoree Scholarship is available to nurses who have an active RN license in the U.S. or in a jurisdiction that is an Associate Member of the National Council of State Boards of Nursing (NCSBN).

Chamberlain's DAISY Honoree Scholarship is designed to encourage continuing education in the nursing profession and, assuming Chamberlain's admission requirements are met, may be applied to their:

  • RN to BSN Online Degree Completion Option
  • RN-BSN to MSN Online Option
  • Master of Science in Nursing (MSN) Degree Program
  • Doctor of Nursing Practice (DNP) Degree Program
  • Graduate Certificate Program

All scholarships are exclusively administered by Chamberlain University. Additional requirements for all Chamberlain's scholarship programs apply. For more information visit, and contact a student services advisor at Chamberlain to apply for The DAISY Honoree Scholarship. The application process requires verification of DAISY Honoree status so be prepared to provide a link to your page on our website or present your DAISY Award Certificate, dated and signed by your employer, upon request.

We respectfully request DAISY Honorees contact Chamberlain with any questions, not The DAISY Foundation. All scholarship applications must be submitted directly to Chamberlain University, following their scholarship application procedures. To learn more about Chamberlain please visit:

Certification: Reduced Rate from ANCC

DAISY Honorees are eligible to apply for or renew an ANCC certification at a special reduced DAISY rate. This one-time offer is easy to take advantage of when you are registered with DAISY and receive a promotional code. To find out about eligible ANCC Certifications go to:

Continuing Education: The Cherokee Nursing Conference Scholarship Program- Application Opens 4/1/23

You may apply for a scholarship to a conference of your choice to support your professional advancement as a DAISY Honoree. Each year, 10 DAISY Nurses will be selected, based on applications submitted to us. Each receives a $2,000 scholarship to attend a conference of their choice, including virtual events. View past recipients here.

To learn more or apply, visit:


Nourish Your Well-Being

Medical Missions: DAISY Medical Mission Grants
You have demonstrated extraordinary compassion in your daily practice, and we encourage you to take your expertise and your heart to help care for the world's most under-served and vulnerable people.  From what we hear, you will feel tremendously rewarded by giving to others through mission experiences.

As an Honoree, you may apply for a medical mission grant. DAISY will reimburse up to $1500.00 of your direct costs when you participate in a medical mission.

To learn more, click here. To apply, click here.


Be Empowered: Your Engagement in Professional Organizations and in Your Community Makes a Difference in Your Career and in Nursing

We strongly encourage you to engage with professional organizations such as the American Nurses Association, the American Organization for Nursing Leadership, and your own specialty organizations. Here are 4 special invitations for you as a DAISY Nurse:

The American Association for Men in Nursing is offering past DAISY Honorees a free one-year membership. (Free membership is only available to those currently not active in AAMN or who have not been members for the past 24 months). Learn more or apply here.

As a DAISY Honoree, you have made an extraordinary difference by demonstrating love, courage, and honor - the core values of Sigma Theta Tau International Honor Society of Nursing (Sigma). Sigma engages a global network of members in developing a vision for the future of nursing and improving world health through scholarship, leadership and service. You have demonstrated your leadership at the bedside and have been recognized for it as a DAISY Nurse. We invite you to apply today to expand your network by joining one of the largest nursing organizations in the world! Learn more about how you can get involved with Sigma at

If you are a pediatric nurse and not already a member of the Society of Pediatric Nurses, DAISY Honorees save $10 on your first year's membership (use the code DAISY10 at checkout). SPN membership benefits include:

  • Four FREE member webinars on cutting edge topics in pediatric nursing ($160 value)
  • Discounted Annual Conference registration ($115 savings)
  • 50% discount on Mosby's Pediatric Nursing Orientation course ($200 value)
  • Access to the Journal of Pediatric Nursing ($122 value)
  • Access to the Evidence-Based Practice and New Researcher's Toolkits ($50 value)
  • Six issues of SPN e-News
  • Networking opportunities through the SPN Discussion Forums and Annual Conference
  • Annual awards programs recognizing excellence in education, practice and research
  • Member scholarships and research grant programs
  • Networking and continuing education opportunities through local chapters

Learn more about SPN membership and join today by visiting 

The Academy of Forensic Nursing has generously offered 15 1-year memberships at no charge to past DAISY Honorees specializing in this area. Apply here or learn more at

The Nurses on Boards Coalition (NOBC) is proud to offer a unique opportunity for DAISY Honorees to raise your leadership voices to make a difference in the communities where you live and work, through board service. 

All at no charge, DAISY Honorees are invited to:

Resources include:

NOBC Board Competencies, NOBC Board Readiness, and Support Roles for Board Success Models

Empowering Nurse Leaders to Impact Community through Board Service

For more information, contact


Additional Opportunities for DAISY Honorees

Demonstrate Your Continued Commitment to Safety: The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in Patient Safety- Application Open Soon!
Each year, in collaboration with the Institute for Healthcare Improvement and sponsored by HillRom, recent DAISY Award or DAISY Team Award Honorees are eligible to be nominated for The DAISY Award for Extraordinary Nurses in Patient Safety.

This annual award raises awareness of the significant contributions by nurses to patient and workforce safety. We encourage you to talk to your nurse leaders about your contributions to safety in your organization and suggest they nominate you for this unique recognition.

To view past recipients, click here.

To learn more, click here.


Visit Us at Conferences

If you attend a nursing conference, please look for our DAISY display, say hello, and get your DAISY Honoree ribbon for your conference ID badge. It will mean so much to us, the Co-founders and staff of The DAISY Foundation to meet you and wish you well in person. Also, if you have some time, you can spend some time with us at our display and meet others who have the program or do not know about DAISY and want to learn more.

You can also follow us on our Foundation FacebookDAISY Award Nurses/Honorees Group FacebookTwitterInstagramLinkedIn, and check out our Pinterest page where we post fun celebration ideas and unique DAISY displays. On YouTube, there are hundreds of inspiring videos of DAISY Nurses being honored. Just search DAISY Award and grab some Kleenex® and we also have our own YouTube Channel!

DAISY Merchandise

Designed by DAISY Partners for anyone who loves nurses and The DAISY Foundation- merchandise is now available! A portion of each purchase benefits The DAISY Foundation. Click here to view the options.



Replacement Healer's Touch Sculpture or DAISY Honoree Pin

If something has happened to your Healer's Touch Sculpture or DAISY Honoree pin, click here to learn how to get it replaced.

Thank You! We are so pleased to have you as part of the DAISY family and value the meaningful contributions you make to your patients and their families each and every day! Should you have any questions please contact us.