Apply for a CNF Scholarship

The Canadian Nurses Foundation distributes over $270,000 annually  in scholarships to advance nursing practice and knowledge in Canada. Supporting Canada’s best and brightest nursing students will ultimately lead to better patient outcomes and a stronger Canadian health care system. As Canada’s only national nursing foundation, we proudly accept applications from students across the country, in all regions of Canada.

*Scholarships are awarded based upon merit.

 CNF Scholarship Application

Scholarship applications are now CLOSEDApplications for 2020-2021 will be open November 7, 2019 to Feb 13, 2020.

Scholarship Application

If you are experiencing technical issues with your application, please contact

If you have any further questions regarding your application, please review the Application Process page (link to page). If you require further assistance, please contact Rachel Groskopf at

Are you a nurse currently working in the Yukon, Nunavut, or the North West Territories? Would you like to attend the Canadian Nurses Association Biennium in Ottawa Ontario in June 2020?

Thanks to the generosity of the Graham Family, nurses from the north have the opportunity to attend this informative event in our nation’s capital. Applications for the $3000 Karen Graham Northern Nursing Award are open November 7th.

Please download and complete this application form and forward to for the opportunity to be awarded this prestigious continuing education award! Must be submitted by February 13, 2020.