2024 JCN Writing Contest

Journal of Christian Nursing is sponsoring a writing contest in two categories:​
  1. Undergraduate nursing students
  2. Nurses, graduate students, or educators


The winner in each category will receive a $500 award and one-year NCF membership (thanks to a generous donor)! Winning manuscripts will be published, all submissions will be considered for publication.

Winners will be announced May 1, 2024 and in the July/Sept 2024 JCN.

Submit Manuscript Here

Not a member? Join here (save $5 with code CONTEST24) Contest rules:
  • You must be a Nurses Christian Fellowship member on the date of your submission. Check your membership status using your email or member number at nurses.events.intervarsity.org/member-benefits-page
  • In 800 words or less (including references), share a compelling narrative/reflection that demonstrates how you integrated faith into your nursing practice.
  • Include a title for your article that reflects the content.
  • Submit your article to JCN’s Editorial Manager system by March 15, 2024. Do NOT send your submission to NCF; follow the instructions at Editorial Manager.
  • When entering your article at Editorial Manager, label your manuscript “Writing Contest” (if not labeled you will not be entered).
  • Indicate in your author biography if you are an undergrad student and where, or a nurse/grad student/educator
More information available here: 2024 WritingContest.pdf