Scholarship & Certification Programs

What we do…

  • Supports world-class Canadian health care
  • Raises funds to advance nursing knowledge and research
  • Recognizes professional merit in Canada’s nurses

For over 50 years…

  • CNF has helped nurses learn, investigate and advance nursing best practices.
  • CNF has improved the delivery of health care in Canada by investing in nursing excellence driving better patient care.

Scholarship Program 

The Canadian Nurses Foundation provides scholarships for nursing students across Canada at the bacclaureate, masters and PhD levels. These scholarships are awarded based on merit and range from $750 to $10,000.

Applications are open November to February 13

Certification Program 

The Canadian Nurses Foundation provides full reimbursements for nursing specialty certification exams. Successful completion of the exam must be completed within the year of application.

Applications are open June to December 31