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The Florence Nightingale Foundation awards Scholarships to advance the study of nursing and to promote excellence in practice. About the Foundation »

Latest News

FNF CEO Honoured with OBE

On Friday 9th October, the Foundation's Chief Executive, Elizabeth Robb, was formally awarded with an OBE for her services to nursing and midwifery. To commemorate her investiture, Elizabeth has penned an open letter published with the RCNi in which she dedicates the award to the thousands of patients and healthcare profesisonals she has cared for and worked alongside during her illustrious career... Read more »

The Nursing Memorial Appeal

The Nursing Memorial Appeal During the First and Second World Wars at least 1,700 nurses gave their lives in the service of their country. Their sacrifice has never been properly recognised... Read more »

Upcoming Events

Finding our Voice in Policy and Practice - Conference

The Florence Nightingale Foundation Alumni Association is delighted to announce its first ever conference in Scotland! Taking place in Edinburgh the conference will showcase the innovative and inspirational work of some of our past Scholars and other leading figures in healthcare. It offers opportunities to engage in discussions of topical professional issues and to network and build relationships. World class speakers will share their insights into innovations in policy and practice locally, nationally and internationally. Read more »

Current Scholarships

Research Scholarships

Research Scholarships are available to Nurses and Midwives who have current registration with the Nursing and Midwifery Council and who work and who are resident in the United Kingdom. They are awarded for projects which will be of direct benefit to patients and the profession more widely. Read more »

Travel Scholarships

Travel Scholarships provide a real opportunity to study good practice elsewhere in the UK and/or overseas to enhance patient/user care in the UK. Read more »

Leadership and Emerging Leaders' Scholarships

Would you like to take your career to the next level? The Florence Nightingale Foundation is offering Leadership and Emerging Leaders' Scholarships to those who want to become leaders with the skills and self-confidence to contribute positively and with some significance to the rapidly changing world of healthcare. Read more »

Programmes for Commissioners