Grants &

To be eligible for ETF funding, applicants must:

  • Be currently enrolled in a Practical Nursing program (full-time or part-time) at an accredited Ontario College.
  • Be a Student Member of WeRPN.

To apply for an Education Trust Fund bursary, applicants must submit the following:

1. Completed Application Form

2. Applicant Essay: Each applicant is required to submit a 750-1000 word scholarly essay using APA formatting on one of the following topics:

  • Client Centred Care
  • Patient Advocacy
  • Scope of Practice
  • Leadership
  • Nurses’ Impact During the Pandemic

3. Letter of Reference:  Applicants must submit a letter from a member of their Nursing Faculty, on official letterhead from their educational institution, detailing the professionalism and/or performance of the student.

We ask that you submit your application through our online form. Applications open in September.

The application deadline is October 31st

Applicants will be notified about funding decisions by November 30th.

For additional information contact the WeRPN office at 905-602-4664 or 1-877-602-4664 ext. 234 or send an email to

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