July 18, 2010

ONS Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse Conference Scholarships for Practicing Nurses

ONS Oncology Advanced Practice Nurse Conference Scholarships

Course(s) Offered: Nursing (oncology)
Course Level: Conference(s)
Provider: Oncology Nursing Society
Country to Study in: UK

Scholarship Description
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS) is a professional organization of over 35,000 registered nurses and other healthcare providers dedicated to excellence in patient care, education, research, and administration in oncology nursing.

Its mission is to promote excellence in oncology nursing and quality cancer care. Its vision has always been to lead to the transformation of cancer care. The ONS core values are Integrity, Innovation, Stewardship, Advocacy, Excellence, and Inclusiveness.

ONS conferences provide cutting-edge, evidence-based Continuing Nursing Education (CNE) that gives the cancer nurse an opportunity to network with their nursing colleagues. Options range from national events to virtual conferences, thus being flexible enough to suit the schedule of many nurses.

The aim of this Conference Scholarship funding offer is to support a professional nurse who has demonstrated innovation in responding to challenges in practice, that has made a difference for the patient/family, institution and/or fellow healthcare professionals.

Eligibility
The applicant must be a registered nurse involved in cancer nursing. Individuals that received a 2008 Congress Scholarship from the ONS Foundation are not eligible to receive this award. An individual cannot receive this award more than one time, per scholarship.

Eligible groups
Citizens of ALL countries (who fulfill the criteria set out above)

Participating Institutions
Oncology Nursing Society, United Kingdom

Fields of study
Nursing conferences

Number of awards
Several awards will be given out - please note that each ONS Chapter and Special Interest Group (SIG) may nominate one nurse for this award.

Sponsorship duration
Please confirm from the provider

Scholarship benefits
Funding will be provided for attending oncology conferences. The details of this funding (transport, accommodation, etc) must be obtained from the provider i.e. ONS Foundation.

Method of Application
Applicants may apply on their own or be nominated for this scholarship by an ONS Chapter or Special Interest Group (SIG). Each chapter and SIG may nominate one nurse for this award.

All nominations must be received before midnight (GMT) of the deadline date announced as below.

DEADLINES:
The Closing Date for ALL applications is midnight (GMT) on the 1st of September 2010. Late applications will NOT be accepted.

PLEASE NOTE:
The Oncology Nursing Society (ONS), the ONS Foundation, and the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation (ONCC) are dedicated to the professional development of oncology nurses around the world. Through the awards, scholarships, and research grants described on the official website of ONS at www.ons.org, these organizations seek to recognize those nurses devoted to the care of individuals with cancer and to the speciality of oncology nursing.

ONS, the ONS Foundation, and ONCC gratefully acknowledge the corporate supporters that have helped to foster an environment that encourages and supports the pursuit of excellence in oncology nursing.

Contact
Oncology Nursing Society
125 Enterprise Drive
Pittsburgh, PA 15275
(+1) 412-859-6100

866-257-4ONS (866-257-4667)
877-369-5497 (toll-free fax)
412-859-6162 (fax)
Email: customer.service@ons.org

Don't forget to check the Frequently Asked Questions page to find answers to common questions. If your question isn't listed, please visit the official website via link below so that ONS may help you.

Application Deadline: 01 September 2010
Open to International Applicants: Yes

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