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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

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 AORN Surgical Conference & Expo 2015 grants will open on October 1st.  Please check back at that time to apply.

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 2014-2015 is now closed. Recipients will be chosen and notified by August 15, 2014.  The application will reopen in January 2015 for the 2015-2016 school year. 

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