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Funding opportunities for all Nursing students

Grace Prescott Bursary

Established in 1990 by Grace Harriet Prescott to assist students pursuing studies in Nursing. Awarded on the basis of academic standing and financial need. This bursary is administered by the Student Aid Office.

Ingram School of Nursing Alumni Awards

Several awards of approximately $1,000 each are granted annually to undergraduate nursing students in the second and third year of their program and to students in the graduate program in Nursing. These prizes include: the Marion Lindeburgh Scholarship, the Irma Riley Award and the Agnes Boisde Award.

The Ingram School of Nursing also awards book prizes. Students are encouraged to inquire at the School about additional fellowships and scholarships available during the current academic year.

Application deadline: TBA

The McBurney Fellowship Program

The McBurney Fellowship Program is a unique opportunity for McGill faculty with partners in Latin America to receive funding to send and mentor one or more outstanding graduate or undergraduate students of all levels to serve with programs that are improving the health and social conditions faced by poor and marginalized populations in Latin America.

For more details, including application deadline, visit the Institute for Health and Social Policy website.

Prizes awarded at convocation


Evelyn Rocque Malowany Prize in Nursing

Established in 2007 by Eveyln Rocque Malowany. Awarded by the Ingram School of Nursing to a graduating student who has demonstrated initiative and leadership in the profession.

Estimated value: $500.

Other awards, grants and scholarships



The Canadian Nurses Foundation is the only national foundation committed to promoting the health of Canadians through the advancement of the profession of nursing, by supporting nurses in the further education through study awards and research grants.

In December 2008, TD Bank Financial Group and CNF announced a new $100,000 fund to support Aboriginal students studying nursing.

For more information, visit the CNF website.


Community of Science funding information is drawn from federal and regional governments, private foundations, societies, corporations and associations. Visit the COS website for more information.


The Canadian Respiratory Health Professionals Student Award in Respiratory Health is offered to students enrolled in healthcare programs who have a special interest in respiratory care. Up to 6 awards will be offered to students in the fields on nursing, physiotherapy, repiratory therapy, and related health fields. Recipients will receive a prize of $500 and a 1-year membership in the CRHP.

The submission deadline is December 1, 2009. For more information, visit www.lung.ca/crph.

Maimonides Geriatric Centre Foundation Bursary

On behalf of Dr. Hélène Ezer, we are pleased to announce that the Maimonides Geriatric Centre Foundation will be again offering a bursary of $2500 to a nursing student who demonstrates interest in geriatrics. This bursary will be awarded during the academic year 2010-2011.

Interested applicants must submit a copy of their recent transcript along with a written description of their previous experience(s) related to geriatric nursing or work with the elderly and a statement of their current studies in this area.

Submit to: Awards Review Committee, c/o Director’s Office, McGill University, School of Nursing.

Application deadline: Friday, October 1, 2010 at 4 p.m.

We encourage all students involved with the elderly to apply and capitalize on this fellowship opportunity.

NSERC Concourse

The Natural Sciences and Engineering Research Council offers scholarships and fellowships for every stage of study, from undergraduate to postdoctoral.

Visit the For Students and Fellows page of the NSERC website for more information.


The Ordre des infirmières et infirmiers du Québec offers a range of scholarships for baccalaureate, masters, and doctoral students.
Visit the Prix et bourses page of the OIIQ website for more information.


Each year, the Réseau de recherche en interventions en sciences infirmières du Québec hands out graduate level fellowships and undergraduate Honor type bursaries to promising students that are likely to become tomorrow's generation of nursing researchers.

For more information, visit www.rrisiq.com.