Be sure to check for upcoming scholarship application deadlines. 

The Education Committee shall also select the recipient for the CFNU $1,000 Scholarship.  This scholarship is awarded to an unlicensed student enrolled in an accredited nursing education program in Nova Scotia. It is hoped that the recipient of this scholarship will one day show leadership within the CFNU.

Criteria for CFNU Scholarship:

  • All applicants must complete the appropriate application form and write a 1000 word essay on the following topic: Why is it important for a nurse to practice within a unionized environment?
  • The successful applicant will be chosen by the Education Committee using a blind selection process and notified at the completion of the NSNU Annual General Meeting.
  • Preference will be given to applicants who have not previously received a scholarship.
  • In consideration of receiving a scholarship from CFNU, a recipient agrees to grant permission to CFNU and/or Member Organizations or the CNSA to publish their name and/or photo.

Complete and submit the following form to the chad.obrien [at]

CFNU Scholarship Application

Applications are now closed for 2022/23.

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