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AORN Association of periOperative Registered Nurses Scholarship Program

A number of scholarships are available. Awarded on the basis of scholastic merit and financial need. Preference given to applicants interested in the OR. Scholarships awarded for nursing studies only for nursing students. Additional scholarships available to current RN licensed AORN members seeking advanced degrees in related fields. Scholarships provide funds for tuition, related fees, and books only. Scholarships are paid out at the end of the academic year, provided recipient complies with criteria. Only scholarship winners are notified by the end of August.

Amount Awarded: $Varies

Number Awarded:


Deadline: May 1


Additional Information: 1) A minimum cumulative grade point average of 3.0 on a 4-point scale for previous academic work is required. 2) Nursing students must be enrolled at the time of application (by the May 1st deadline) in a CCNE- or NLNAC-accredited program leading to eligibility for licensure as an RN. Applicants to our scholarship program must have a definite interest in the field of perioperative/surgical nursing - experience, internships, clinical rotations, etc in the OR are preferable to the scholarship committee. AORN membership is not required for nursing students. Applications and information, including a FAQ section, about the program can be found online at www.aorn.org/foundation/scholarships.asp

Contact Information:
Association of periOperative Registered Nurses
Attn: AORN Foundation
2170 South Parker Road, Suite 300
Denver, CO 80231
303/755-6304, ext. 8229
E-mail: tbarlow@aorn.org