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 2019-2020 school year is now open through June 16, 2019. Please review the Frequently Asked Questions link before completing an application. If you have additional questions, feel free to contact the Foundation at email@example.com or (800)755-2676.
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. The application window is open through April 15, 2019.
Continuing Education Grants
The AORN Foundation does not currently offer funding for the Periop 101 course. If your facility would like to apply for funding for this program, please search for funding options at one of the below links:
For more information, please contact the Foundation at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Professional Development Grants
The Foundation offers professional development grants to help nurses maintain competency and to ensure safe and high-quality care.
The application window is currently closed.
Please note: Members of the AORN Board of Directors, AORN Foundation Board of Trustees, AORN Nominating and AORN Scholarship Committee are not eligible to apply.
Outstanding Nurse Philanthropist Award
Know a nurse who loves to give to others?
Nominate an exceptional perioperative nurse who donates time, talent, and direct financial support to the AORN Foundation, as well as other well-deserving organizations.