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Oncology Nursing Society
Metro Detroit Chapter

MDONS (Metropolitan Detroit Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society) is proud to announce our program of nursing scholarships and awards.  Below is a complete list of all our awards and their due date.   

The Elaine Valdez Scholarship (Annual MDONS Conference Scholarship)

Elaine introduced many of her new oncology colleagues to MDONS, and truly valued all that MDONS has to offer its members. She was always at the MDONS conference and we feel that the scholarship is a fitting way to honor her memory.  This scholarship is awarded to a Registered Nurse with less than 2 years of oncology experience, nominated by a current MDONS member. The winners receive free admission to the MDONS conference that year. Nominations due January 1st. 

Congress Scholarship  

Maximum of $1,500 to apply toward registration, travel to and from Congress and lodging, and per diem expenses. Application due  January 15 (2 scholarships available)

MDONS Outstanding Oncology Nurse  Application due April 15    $500.00   

MDONS Outstanding Advance Practice Nurse  Application due April 15  $500.00

Certification Awards (free registration for ONCC certification or renewal, including OCN, AOCN, or CPON)

Application due November 1st    (up to 3 awards available)

Bachelor’s Degree Scholarship   

Awarded to a Registered Nurse enrolled in a BSN degree completion program for the year in which they apply. Application due November 1st.  $1,000 

Advanced Practice in Nursing Scholarship    

Awarded to a Registered Nurse enrolled in a MSN degree or Doctoral degree nursing program for the application year. Application due November 1st   $1,000

Nursing Student Educational Scholarship    

Awarded to a nursing student in their last year of the nursing curriculum and interested in oncology nursing. Must be nominated by a MDONS member.  Application due November 1st   $500 (up to 2 scholarships available)

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