RCN Foundation offer two types of education grants: professional development and student grants.
Whether you are established in your nursing career or just starting out, RCN Foundation offers a range of education grants for nurses, midwives, nursing support workers, and those aspiring towards a career in nursing. Be sure to confirm your eligibility before applying, and read our FAQ page. You can apply for most grants here on the RCN Foundation website.
**Please note the closing date for applications for the autumn round of grants is 5pm, 18 October. Unfortunately we can't accept applications after 5pm.**
Professional Development Grants
Are you a current or former nurse, midwife, nursing support worker, student or nursing associate looking to develop your practice?
Our grants can support your educational and professional development so that you can have a longer-lasting impact.
As a member of the nursing team, you know that patients rely on you to help them understand what they are going through.
Doing some extra training can help you to support patients and increase their trust in you and your skills. Of course, it takes investment to do this and the RCN Foundation can help – because you deserve to be supported too. You can apply for five types of RCN Foundation Professional Development Grants: