The AORN Foundation supports your professional goals and helps you maintain evidence-based knowledge and competencies. We have awarded scholarships to more than 3,000 nurses working to earn a degree, achieve advanced certification, and complete continuing nurse education.
CNOR® and CSSM® Certification Grant
CNOR and CSSM Certification grants are supported by the Competency & Credentialing Institute (CCI). Grants awarded can be used for assistance in CNOR or CSSM certification.
Grant closed April 15, 2020.
Professional Development Grants
The Foundation offers professional development grants to help nurses maintain competency and to ensure safe and high-quality care.
AORN is dedicated to incorporating research and evidence-based practice as a foundation for perioperative nursing to provide quality patient care.