Canadian Nurses Foundation – Scholarships

Canadian Nurses Foundation


The Canadian Nurses Foundation is the only national foundation solely committed to promoting the health and patient care of Canadians by financially supporting Canadian nurses engaged in higher education, research, home health care and specialty certification; advocating dissemination and utilization of nursing knowledge.

Study Awards are supported by the Scholarship Fund Trust Accounts investment income as designated by CNF donors, and by contributions made by corporate and individual donors. CNF gives nurses across Canada approximately $400,000 annually in scholarships and certification awards.

The awards have different values, depending on the level. Generally, the average value is:

  • Baccalaureate level from $750 to $3,000
  • Master and Nurse Practitioner level from $1,000 to $5,000
  • PhD level from $2,000 to $10,000

Award values can vary from the average indicated.

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Submission and Application Details

Here are a few tools to help you through your application process:

  1. Frequently Asked Questions
  2. Guide to application process
  3. How the Review Process works


Applications Open: January 1
Applications Close: March 15
Merit Review: April
Application notification: Students will be notified in June
Signed agreements, pictures and bios: Due July
Cheques mailed out: September and December

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