Fostering the advancement of nursing through
research and scholarship
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:
increase public awareness of nursing and
its role in promoting health and
foster the advancement of nursing
through the awarding of research grants
and scholarships; and
preserve the history of nursing in Rhode
2022 Nursing Education Scholarships and Research Grants Awarded
Other Scholarship Resources:
RI Foundation Scholarships
Other Nursing Scholarship Information.
Many nursing programs offer scholarship/financial assistance. Please contact individual school for information.