The Norma N. Gill Foundation® (NNGF®):
Bringing a better quality of life to people with ostomy, wound and continence needs around the world.

The NNGF® Scholarships have been assisting Enterostomal Therapy Nurses for over two decades. During this time NNGF® Scholarships have expanded the educational opportunities of Enterostomal Therapy Nurses all over the world. The NNGF® honours the accomplishments of the late Norma N Gill, the pioneer of Enterostomal Therapy (ET) nursing.

There are 6 Scholarships that are available for WCET® members based on criteria found on the application form.


ETNEP Scholarship

To assist nurses in attending a WCET® recognised ETNEP/REP program


Marylyn McMANUS Scholarship

To be awarded to nurses from Africa.

In Cape Town, 2016, WCET® EB decided to name this Scholarship in recognition of all Marylyn McManus' work with the WCET® and NNGF® and her very generous donations to the NNGF® over the past 40 years.

 Marylyn McManus received from Susan Stelton, WCET® President 2014-2018 
 recognition and congratulations as well as this new Scholarship bearing her name.





Membership Scholarship

To provide registered nurses with a one year WCET® membership.


Educational Materials Scholarship

To provide assistance to obtain teaching materials for ET training


General Scholarship

To provide assistance to educators for on-site training in developing countries.


Congress Travel Scholarship

To enable nurses from emerging or developed countries to attend the biennial WCET® Congress.
Please click on the following for more information about the Congress Travel Scholarships: click here.


For more information on any of the scholarships, please contact Arum Pratiwi, NNGF® Chairperson