Deadline for submission of applications: January 15th, 2024.

CNF awards nursing specialty certification bursaries to successful certification candidates. The award will cover the cost of the initial or renewal certification application fee.

Please note there is a nominal registration fee of $20 to cover administrative costs.

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Canadian citizen or permanent resident
  2. Must be writing the 2023 CNA certification exam, certification renewal exam, or certification by continuous learning
  3. Not be receiving financial support from any other source to pay for the exam fees

Please note that if awarded, funding is contingent on success in the 2023 certification exam, certification renewal exam, or certification by continuous learning. 

If you need guidance with the content of the application, please contact

If you need technical support, please select the 'i' icon at the top of the application page and submit a support request.

Award value

Full reimbursement of the certification exam, certification renewal exam or certification by continuous learning fees, excluding tax and test centre fee.

Those applying to the ARNM Centenial Legacy Award may also apply here.

The ARNM Centennial Legacy Award shall provide support to Manitoba nurses (LPNs, NPs, RNs and RPNs) from all domains of practice who are in pursuit of post-basic qualifications. This award is only available to Manitoba residents who are members of the Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba.

Are you a nurse enrolled in a post-basic program such as the Nurse Prescriber Advanced Certificate, Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) Certificate, Nursing Foot Care Program, Occupational Health and Safety Certificate, Perioperative Nursing Certificate, Wound Care Certificate and more?

Congratulations! You can apply for one of two $1,000 new Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba Centennial Legacy Awards to help support your continuing education pursuits.