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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2017 Awards Brochure


2017 Applicants' Submission Process Summary


RNFOO acknowledges our 2016 Sponsors 



Program Book: