Financial Assistance

Below is a list of Provincial Nursing Organizations and their contact information. Those interested in finding financial assistance can contact their provincial organization directly. At CAPNM, students are afforded discounts in fees pertaining to membership and/or Conference/AGM. Please contact our registrar for details.

British Columbia

Registered Nurses Association Of British Columbia
Click on education, then publications and financial assistance.

Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia
2855 Arbutus Street
Vancouver, B.C. V6J 3Y8 Canada

Phone: (604) 736-7331 or 1-800-565-6505
Fax: (604) 738-2272
E-mail: [email protected]


Alberta Registered Nurses Association

The Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust (ARNET)
The Educational Trust is a registered charity providing financial assistance exclusively to AARN members in their pursuit of their educational goals.
Additional information or financial assistance application forms can be obtained by contacting us at:

Alberta Registered Nurses Educational Trust
11620 168 Street
Edmonton, Alberta T5M 4A6 Canada

Phone: (780) 451-0043 or 1-800-252-9392 (Extension 427)
Fax:(780) 452-3276
E-mail: [email protected] or [email protected]
Director of Development Margaret Nolan



The Saskatchewan Nurses Foundation provides bursaries for Registered Nurses pursuing continuing education is a clinical course of at least 15 days, baccalaureate in nursing programs and masters and doctoral programs that are relevant to nursing. Recipients must be registered with the SRNA, have worked the equivalent of one full year and must agree to work in Saskatchewan one year for every $1,000 in funding received.

Robin Evans, Executive Director
Saskatchewan Nurses Foundation
Box 27082
240 Albert St
Regina, SK S4R 8R8 Canada

Phone: (306) 949-2936
Fax: (306) 949-2905


CRNM – College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba

The Foundation for Registered Nurses of Manitoba Inc. (FRNM) is a non-profit organization promoting excellence in nursing through the funding of individuals pursuing nursing education at both basic and advanced levels.

The Foundation offers bursaries and loans for students in undergraduate, post diploma baccalaureate, masters and doctoral studies, as well as post RN clinical specialty courses.

The financial assistance the Foundation provides is not only an investment in the individual nurse, but perhaps more significantly, in the future of nursing.

For more information, please contact:

c/o College of Registered Nurses of Manitoba
647 Broadway
Winnipeg, MB R3C 0X2 Canada
Phone: (204) 774-3477 ext. 400
Fax: (204 )775-6052




Funding is available through the RNAO for continuing education for nurses.

Bursaries may be available for Ontario RN’s from the Nursing Education Initiative, which funded by the Ontario Ministry of Health and Long-Term Care and administered through RNAO.
For additional details RN’s contact toll-free 1-877-464-4405, email [email protected] or visit


OIIQ – Ordre des Infirmieres et Infirmiers du Quebec


L’Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec, dûment constitué en vertu des dispositions du Code des professions du Québec L.R.Q., c. C-26, est un ordre professionnel dont la fonction principale est d’assurer la protection du public en contrôlant, notamment, l’exercice de la profession infirmière par ses membres.

Nova Scotia

College Of Registered Nurses Of Nova Scotia

Financial assistance and scholarships are available from multiple sources.
Contact directly at their website:

New Brunswick


A parish nurse who would like to further their education could apply for a bursary from the Canadian Nurses Foundation (CNF) in Ottawa. Some bursaries are earmarked specifically for nurses from New Brunswick.

Canadian Nurses Foundation,
50 Driveway, Ottawa
K2P 1E2

Phone: 1-613-237-2133
Fax: 1-613-237-3520
Email: [email protected]



Bursaries and scholarships available to nurses and nursing students. You must be a resident of Newfoundland and Labrador.

Jennifer Williams
Assistant/Secretary to the Director of Regulatory Services
Association of Registered Nurses of NL
55 Military Road
St. John’s, NL A1C 5X8

Phone: (709) 753-6041
Fax: (709) 753-4940

Prince Edward Island

The Association of Nurses of Prince Edward Island (ANPEI) is the professional organization and regulatory body for registered nurses in Prince Edward Island. In accordance with the Nurses Act 1988, anyone wishing to practice as a “registered nurse” in Prince Edward Island must be a member of the Association. Founded in 1922, ANPEI is the largest group of health professionals in the province with approximately 1400 members.

If you have any questions or comments, please contact [email protected]

There is a small continuing education fund for which a nurse (interested in parish nursing) could apply and be granted funds. This is used principally for attending workshops, conferences etc. A Committee reviews the applications on a regular basis. There is also a small scholarship fund for nurses returning to study at a Baccalaureate or Masters Level in Nursing.

For more information on Parish Nursing or for comments please e-mail:  [email protected]