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

The 2015 Application Process is NOW OPEN!

Register (new applicants) or Login (returning applicants) through the Applicant Login box in the right hand column.

Friends of RNFOO Campaign Launched at 2014 Annual General Meeting

Board of Directors Members Leinic Chung-Lee, Linda Cooper, Michelle Connell and Janet Rush (President) proudly wear their "Friends of RNFOO" pins.  Are you a Friend of RNFOO?  Why not let us know, and join our group of supporters and ambassadors.  Click here for campaign details.


RNFOO Awards & Scholarships

The process for distributing RNFOO Awards and Scholarships is based on the academic year.  The on-line application process is now open. The dead-line for completing the on-line application is due by mid-January.  Winners are chosen in March, and are celebrated at our Annual Fundraising Gala.  Watch this space for information about the 2015 process.  

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, 2015

Registered Nurses’ Foundation of Ontario
7270 Woodbine Ave. Suite 204
Markham, ON L3R 4B9

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Tel: 905-752-0700
Fax: 905-513-1248
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Applicant Login

Returning applicants can login and pay the fee for this year. New applicants must follow the REGISTER link below.

RNFOO Awards Brochure

The 2015 application process is now open.  Please consult the Application Guidelines.