RBC Diversity in Nursing Fund for Internationally Educated Nurses for
Nurses Foundation is delighted to announce that this fund has been renewed
for the academic year 2010-2011 – thank you, RBC!
by the Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF), the RBC Diversity in Nursing Fund
provides scholarships to internationally educated nurses (IENs). The
scholarships will subsidize the cost of bridging programs, including
language training, enabling IENs to apply for their licence/registration
as a Registered Nurse in Canada.
Value The fund has a total value of $25,000.00 which will be distributed
at the rate of $1,500.00 per term for a maximum of two terms per student.
Second term funding will be released upon proof of successful completion
of the first term, and proof of registration and acceptance into the
second term of the program for which the assistance was provided.
From September to December 2010 Second term: From January to April 2011
1. Be a
Canadian citizen or have permanent resident status
studying in Canada at a Canadian university or college
3. Have a
letter from the Canadian academic institution, confirming that her/his
credentials have been reviewed and that he/she would be eligible to apply
for licensure/registration as an RN in Canada, if the specified additional
educational requirements were met.
4. Have been
accepted and registered as student of a re-entry nursing program offering
the required educational components by September 2010.
recipients who have completed two terms of their program are eligible to
apply for third and fourth term funding if it is needed.
submission: March 31, 2010.
Applicants will be informed of results by end of June 2010. Funds will be distributed in July and December of 2010.