The Foundation offers professional development scholarships to help nurses maintain competency and to ensure safe and high-quality care through select educational programs.
Compelling Communication Course Grant
Foundation is awarding $500 grants to nurses attending the Compelling Communication Course, July 20-21 in Denver, CO. Apply by June 15, 2013. Apply Online
HAI Facility Grant
The AORN Foundation is offering a grant for $5,000 to one health care facility to support the development of a HAI prevention program. The program should develop tools and resources that empower healthcare professionals to bring sustained behavior change to the facility. The grant is supported by 3M Infection Prevention Division.
Grant applications must be post-marked by August 15, 2013.
The AORN Foundation awards scholarships to students who are pursuing a career in perioperative nursing and to registered nurses who are continuing their education in perioperative nursing by pursuing a bachelor’s, master’s or doctoral degree.
The application process for the 2013-14 school year is now open. Apply online. All applications must be submitted by midnight on June 15, 2013.
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Scholarship Recipient Testimonial
I worked in the OR as a Certified Surgical Technologist for over seven years, and while I have learned so much and greatly enjoyed this position, I always intended to advance my learning. Without support from organizations like the AORN Foundation, those hopes may not have become my reality. ~Lynne Nichols