The Boston Chapter of the Oncology Nursing Society is proud to offer its members both educational events and scholarships to further promote professional growth of Oncology Nurses. 

BONS Sponsored Educational Events

2020 Event Agenda

January 5th, 2021 - Annual Boston Chapter Meeting ~ Patient Safety *ZOOM

February 9th, 2021 - Finding Compassion Satisfaction and Resilience during the COVID 19 Pandemic *ZOOM

March 16th, 2021 - Telehealth Implementation During the COVID-19 Pandemic: Sharing Real World Challenges and Best Practice Solutions *ZOOM

April 13th, 2021 - Diagnosis and Treatment of Castleman Disease: The Role of the Oncology Nurse *ZOOM

May 25th, 2021 - BONS Bookclub: Chasing My Cure *ZOOM/Facebook

June 5th & 12th - OCN Review Course *ZOOM

August 10th - Biomarker Testing in NSCLC: Optimal Care Coordination Starts with You *ZOOM

September 8th - Red Sox Game

DATE TBD: Health Policy Discussion with MA State Legislation, Alec Stone

October 6th - Creative Caregivers Workshop *ONLINE

October 30th - Fall Seminar & Vendor Fair *Zoom Conference* 

November 6th & 13th - OCN Review Course *ZOOM

January 11th, 2022 - Annual Meeting ~ Topic: Lateral Violence


2021 BONS Scholarships


BONS offers scholarships year round for the following:

  • ​ONS Congress

  • Conference attendance

  • OCN & AOCN Certification and Re-Certification examinations

  • Continuing Education

  • Attendance at Institutes of Learning

  • Course required for a Degree Program


2021 BONS Scholarships

BONS is thrilled to offer its members up to $10,000 in scholarships annually, dispensing $500 grants for CE/conference scholarships and at least $1000 per student in an enrolled accredited institution of higher learning.

The scholarship funds are awarded to the most qualified candidates for any of the following bulleted options above.

Should you be awarded a BONS scholarship, the following stipulations are to be met:

  • Commitment to the BONS Program Committee for 1 year

  • A presentation following completion of attendance, certification, or completion of a course to the BONS Program Committee

Please email your application (click application button below for forms) to the Social Media Coordinator at Following receipt of your application, we will inform you of your application review date.