RNFOO 2022 Awards and Scholarships

DNIG is proud to sponsor the following 4 RNFOO scholarships and awards. The deadline for online applications is January 21, 2022. We encourage all eligible members to apply!

Diabetes Nursing Interest Group (DNIG) Northern Students Tuition Support Award (1 x $1000) To support a baccalaureate nursing student in the final year of their program, or a Registered Nurse who is enrolled in advanced education (certificate or degree) focusing on diabetes education/care for persons living with diabetes, and who demonstrates commitment to the cause of diabetes. Applicants need not be enrolled in a degree program but must be a member of the RNAO Diabetes Nursing Interest Group, have held membership for at least one year prior to application, and be living or working in RNAO Region 11 or 121 . 1 A nursing student studying outside of Region 11 or 12 must provide proof of a permanent address within the designated area.

Diabetes Nursing Interest Group Scholarship (DNIG) (1 x $2,000) To support a Registered Nurse pursuing education (continuing education or degree) in the area of diabetes education and care specific to type 2 diabetes. Applicants need not be enrolled in a degree program. Preference will be given to applicants who demonstrate commitment to diabetes education and care with urban or rural communities with an Indigenous population. Nurses of Indigenous origin are encouraged to apply. Applicants must be a member of the RNAO Diabetes Nursing Interest Group and have held membership for at least one year prior to application.  

Diabetes Nursing Interest Group Special Projects in Diabetes Award (1 x $1000) To support a Registered Nurse or Nurse Practitioner completing a special project focusing on diabetes. Applicants need not be enrolled in a degree program. The applicant must have proof of significant interest in diabetes research, education, and/or care, and be currently practicing, or intending to practice, in the field. As well, applicants must be a member of the RNAO Diabetes Nursing Interest Group and have held membership for at least one year prior to application. Applicants who have received a previous award from DNIG are not eligible for this award. The project description, including budget estimates, must be provided.  

Diabetes Nursing Interest Group (DNIG) Research Award (1 x $3000) This award will support a graduate level student in either a PhD, MScN or MN program who is conducting research focused on education, prevention, or management of diabetes. Applicants must have a completed research proposal that has been submitted for ethics approval. As well, applicants must be a member of the RNAO Diabetes Nursing Interest Group and have held membership for at least one year prior to application.

Check out www.rnfoo.org for more information.