Education

The ONS Foundation provides educational opportunities for oncology nurses including scholarships, career development, and more.

Academic Scholarships

Award Purpose Deadline
Bachelor's Scholarships To improve oncology nursing by assisting nurses in furthering their education at this level. 2/1
Master's Scholarships To provide scholarships to registered nurses who are interested in and committed to oncology nursing to continue their education by pursuing a master’s degree in nursing. 2/1
Doctoral Scholarships To provide scholarships to registered nurses who are interested in and committed to oncology nursing to continue their education by pursuing a research doctoral degree (PhD or DNSc) or clinical doctoral degree (DNP). 2/1

Conference Scholarships

Award Purpose Deadline
Congress Scholarships

To support a registered nurse interested in improving cancer care by developing their personal knowledge as a result of attending the ONS Congress and sharing this new knowledge with others.

12/1

Career Development and Education Awards

Award Purpose Deadline
Cancer Public Education Project Grant To support projects that enhance the public's knowledge and awareness of cancer prevention, detection and treatment. 6/15
Bone Marrow Transplant Career Development Awards To support a registered nurse working in bone marrow transplantation  by providing financial assistance to attend a continuing education program(s) that will further the nurses’ professional goals as they related to transplant nursing. This award cannot be used for tuition in an academic program. 6/15
Pat McCue/New Orleans Chapter End-of-Life Care Nursing Career Development Award To support continuing educational activities for a registered nurse dedicated to caring for patients and their families during the final stages of life. This award cannot be used for tuition in an academic program. 6/15
Pearl Moore Career Development Awards To support staff nurses by providing financial assistance to attend continuing education program (s) that will further their professional goals. This award cannot be used for tuition in an academic program. 6/15
Clinical Project Funding for Advanced Practice Nurses To provide support for a clinical project to be conducted by an advanced practice oncology nurse. 6/15
APN and DNP Student Fellowship Award To support the work of MSN or DNP students on their capstone projects or thesis in oncology. 11/15