Fostering the advancement of nursing through research and scholarship

The Nursing Foundation of Rhode Island (NFRI) was incorporated as a non-profit organization in the state of Rhode Island in 1991. The purpose of NFRI is to promote nursing in charitable, educational and scientific ways. Its mission is threefold:

  • to increase public awareness of nursing and its role in promoting health and well-being,
  • to foster the advancement of nursing through the awarding of research grants and scholarships; and
  • to preserve the history of nursing in Rhode Island.


July 2015
Nursing Foundation of Rhode Island Awards 15 Nurse Education Scholarships


RI Foundation Scholarships

Other Nursing Scholarship Information. Many nursing programs offer scholarship/financial assistance. Please contact individual school for information.

For more information, email us or call 401-223-9680.
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