AORN Virtual Town Hall and Special Membership Meeting: February 23, 2016

Scholarships and Grants Available

Whether you are going back to school or looking to attend a conference for continuing education, we are here to support your professional goals and help you maintain competency to ensure safe patient care.

Professional Development Grants

The Foundation offers professional development scholarships to help nurses maintain competency and to ensure safe and high-quality care through select educational programs.

The application for general funding for the 2016 AORN Surgical Conference & Expo grants is now closed. Recipients will be notified on February 21, 2016.

The application for the Leadership Development Summit Assistance Grant is now closed.

Certification Grants

Certification grants are now available supported by a grant from the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI).

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  • 3 Organizational CNOR Test Preparation Grants available
  • 11 Individual Certification Grants available:
    • 6 CNOR Exam Grants
    • 3 CSSM Exam Grants
    • 1 CNS-CP Exam Grant
    • 1 CRNFA Exam Grant

Academic Scholarships

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 for the 2016-2017 school year is now open.