EONS has created a range of grants, all with the ultimate purpose of encouraging nurses to do excellent work and improve the general standard of oncology nursing in Europe.
Each grant represents a different opportunity for a nurse to enhance their career.
The Change Champions Grant supports individual nurses who want to achieve significant, positive change in their work. There are two grants of up to GBP 5,000 each. The first winner of the Change Champions Grant will be announced shortly.
The Nursing Leadership Summit Grant will pay for12 nurses from across Europe to attend a summit about leadership in the field of teenage and young adult (TYA) cancer care. Applicants for the 2016 grant have been chosen and the full list can be found on the summit grant webpage.
The Clinical Travel Grant gives nurses the opportunity to gain valuable experience from a visit to another cancer centre. There are two grants of up to EUR 2,500 each. Winners of the 2016 award will be announced shortly.
The Research Travel Grant pays for a nurse to visit an overseas cancer centre to develop a research project, enhance their own research skills or improve clinical research practice in their own country. Winners of the 2016 award will be announced shortly.
The Invited Speaker Grant covers the cost of an expert speaker at an educational cancer nursing event. There are two grants of up to EUR 1,000 each. The 2016 grants went to the Association of Radiation and Oncology Nurses (VVRO) and the Icelandic Oncology Nursing Society. The call for applications for the 2017 grant is now open with a deadline of 5 December 2016.