Annual Union Scholarships
The NSNU offers several scholarships to NSNU Members on an annual fiscal year basis. The Education Committee selects the recipients, which are announced during the Annual General Meeting in April of each year.
Dolores Chase Scholarship - $2000
This scholarship is awarded to a Member enrolled in a Nursing degree program.
Nursing Degree/Diploma Scholarship - $2000
This scholarship is awarded to a Member enrolled in a Nursing degree or diploma program.
Continuing Education Scholarship - valued up to a maximum of $2000
This scholarship is awarded to a Member enrolled in an educational program. The value granted will be determined by the Education Committee and will depend upon the cost of the certificate program.
Elizabeth and Brittany MacPherson Scholarship - $1000
This scholarship has been established in memory of Elizabeth and her daughter Brittany MacPherson who tragically lost their lives to domestic violence. Elizabeth was a Registered Nurse with the Victorian Order of Nurses and was very proud of her daughter's accomplishments as a graduate of Saint Mary's University with a Bachelors degree of Psychology. Funding for this scholarship is provided by the NSNU VON Colchester-east Hants Local.
The scholarship is awarded to a resident of Colchester or East Hants enrolled in a nursing degree program. Preference will be given to single parents.