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Master's Scholarships

Master's scholarships are supported by the Oncology Nursing Foundation and the Oncology Nursing Certification Corporation.


All awards, grants, and scholarships are tentative and subject to change based on funding availability.

Important Dates: 

Applications open September 15, 2021
Applications due January 30, 2022
Applicants will be notified via email by April 2022
Scholarship funding will be available after July 1, 2022

Note: An individual cannot receive this award more than one time.

Purpose: To provide scholarships to registered nurses committed to oncology nursing and pursuing a master’s degree in a relevant field.

Selection Criteria:

  • The candidate must be enrolled in (or applying to) a master's degree program at an accredited institution in the 2022-2023 academic year (starting fall 2022) and in good academic standing
  • The candidate must be a registered nurse.
  • The candidate must have a commitment to oncology nursing 
  • The candidate must provide a letter of reference. 

Award: Mater's scholarships are awarded at $5,000 each.

Academic Application Guidelines:
Reviewers will score applications on several factors. To make your application stronger, here are some tips:

Use free online tools such as Grammarly and have someone read over your application to ensure your application:

  • Clearly answers the essay question and addresses the Foundation’s mission pillars and diversity, equity, and inclusion statements (found in the application).
  • Is strong in terms of grammar, punctuation, syntax, and conciseness.
  • Reflects your role in oncology and how you’ve grown professionally, but also how you’ve contributed to the cancer care community through membership or volunteer positions.
  • Includes goals that are specific, measurable, actionable, realistic, and related to the advancement of oncology nursing.

To Apply Online:

  • Required: Submit a $5 application fee made payable to Oncology Nursing Foundation through ONS.
  • Follow the link below to begin your application.

Application deadline: 2022-01-30

Apply Online

2021 Master's Scholarship Recipients


Jeanne Aggouras, RN, BSN

Jeanne Aggouras, RN, BSN

Arlington, MA

Sheridan Aspinwall, BSN, RN

Sheridan Aspinwall, BSN, RN

Allston, MA

Kristen Barrante, BSN, RN

Kristen Barrante, BSN, RN

Seattle, WA

Kelley Bernard, RN, BSN, CPHON®

Kelley Bernard, RN, BSN, CPHON®

Allston, MA

Melanie Bobry, BS, RN, OCN®

Melanie Bobry, BS, RN, OCN®

Pittsford, NY

Jessica Borkowski, RN, BSN, OCN®

Jessica Borkowski, RN, BSN, OCN®

Glidden, IA

Brittany Bowes, BSN, RN, OCN®

Brittany Bowes, BSN, RN, OCN®

Boston, MA

Annette Brant Isozaki, RN, BSN

Annette Brant Isozaki, RN, BSN

La Habra, CA

Kimberly Brown, RN BSN

Kimberly Brown, RN BSN

Kevil, KY

Shawn Costanzo, RN, OCN®

Shawn Costanzo, RN, OCN®

Old Fort, NC

Denae Davis, RN

Denae Davis, RN

Seattle, WA

Angela Davis, BSN,RN,OCN®

Angela Davis, BSN,RN,OCN®

Franklin, IN

Kayla Davis, BSN, RN, OCN®

Kayla Davis, BSN, RN, OCN®

Waukesha, WI

Lauren Dennis, BSN, RN

Lauren Dennis, BSN, RN

Yuma, AZ

Jessica Drope, BSN, RN, OCN®

Jessica Drope, BSN, RN, OCN®

Chicago, IL

Shelby Eckles, RN, BSN, CPHON®, BMT-CN

Shelby Eckles, RN, BSN, CPHON®, BMT-CN

Fate, TX

Lyndsay Ferrer, BSN, RN, OCN®

Lyndsay Ferrer, BSN, RN, OCN®

Smithtown, NY

Judith Garcia, BSN CNOR

Judith Garcia, BSN CNOR

Columbus, OH

Olivia Miller, RN

Olivia Miller, RN

Venetia, PA

Adrienne Gerrity, BSN, RN, CPHON®

Adrienne Gerrity, BSN, RN, CPHON®

Brookline, MA

Savanna Gilson, BSN, RN, OCN®

Savanna Gilson, BSN, RN, OCN®

Fullerton, CA

Tracy Griffith, RN, LPC, OCN®, CBCN®

Tracy Griffith, RN, LPC, OCN®, CBCN®

Goodyear, AZ

Lauren Groff, RN

Lauren Groff, RN

Dallas, TX

Tammy Huber, RN, BSN

Port Orange, FL

Sarah Kibbee, BSN, RN, CMSRN, OCN®

Sarah Kibbee, BSN, RN, CMSRN, OCN®

Charlotte, NC

Lauren Leonard, BSN, RN

Lauren Leonard, BSN, RN

Philadelphia, PA

Kathryn Liston, RN, BSN, OCN®

Kathryn Liston, RN, BSN, OCN®

Mission, KS

Emma Lopata, BSN, RN, OCN®, CHPN

Emma Lopata, BSN, RN, OCN®, CHPN

San Diego, CA

Caterina MacDonald, RN, BSN, BMTCN®

Caterina MacDonald, RN, BSN, BMTCN®

Seattle, WA

Kerri	Martin, RN, BSN

Kerri Martin, RN, BSN

East Falmouth, MA

Rebecca Martin, RN, BSN, OCN®

Rebecca Martin, RN, BSN, OCN®

Bergenfield, NJ

Tabitha Matthews, RN, BSN, OCN®

Tabitha Matthews, RN, BSN, OCN®

Kansas City, MO

Julie May, RN BSN OCN®

Julie May, RN BSN OCN®

Twinsburg, OH

Laura Metz, BSN, RN, CPHON®

Laura Metz, BSN, RN, CPHON®

Belmont, MI

Jeanette Moore, BSN OCN®

Jeanette Moore, BSN OCN®

Prairieville, LA

Rebecca Morris, BSN, RN, CPHON®, CPN

Rebecca Morris, BSN, RN, CPHON®, CPN

Philadelphia, PA

Thuya Naing, BSN, RN, OCN®

Thuya Naing, BSN, RN, OCN®

Philadelphia, PA

Srutte Panta, RN

Srutte Panta, RN

Lilburn, GA