The Board of Directors of RNFOO mourn the death of Dorothy Wylie on August 13, 2016.  In recognition of her contributions to nursing and to RNFOO, Dorothy was presented with an Honorary Life Membership in 2007.  Dorothy will be remembered as a nurse who invested in nurses and nursing, making significant contributions to the development of strong nursing leaders in Ontario and beyond.

A Celebration of Dorothy's Life will take place on Monday, September 26, 2016 at 4:00 pm, at the Lawrence S. Bloomberg Faculty of Nursing, University of Toronto, 155 College Street (Health Sciences Building) in Room 610 (Sixth Floor Lecture Hall). A Reception will follow the Celebration. Family, friends and colleagues are invited to attend.  The Faculty is located on the south side of College Street, one block west of University Avenue. The closest subway stop is Queen’s Park.
As per the obituary notice, donations to RNFOO can be made here in honour of Dorothy Wylie.



 RNFOO is a charitable organization that provides financial support for nurses and nursing students in Ontario to help them further their educational studies, conduct nursing and health care research, and support community health initiatives.  
•  Founded in 1972
•  $1,000,000 in scholarships and awards distributed since inception
•  300 applications are received annually
•  Over 400 award recipients since 1972
•  51%  of award winners  are in an undergraduate program; 49% are in post-grad programs
•  Award winners represent more than 150 health care areas

2017 Awards & Scholarships

The process for distributing RNFOO Awards and Scholarships is based on the academic year. Preparations for the 2017 Application Process are underway.  We expect to begin accepting applications in mid-December.  Reviewing the 2016 Brochure and Application Guidelines will help you to prepare. Watch this space, or follow us on Twitter or Facebook for announcements.

Ongoing Scholarship Opportunities:

Infection Control Awards are also available.
Applications can be completed at any time, and are reviewed four times a year.

Next Deadline: January 1, 2017

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