We know it’s important to recognize and celebrate innovation and professional success with peers and colleagues. When opportunities for awards are available, we will feature them prominently on this page and our social media pages.

Dr. Helen Preston Glass Fellowship Award

To assist outstanding registered nurses in Manitoba studying at the Masters and/or PhD level who are undertaking graduate studies in nursing, in community health nursing, primary healthcare, health promotion, nursing administration, nursing education, cross-cultural nursing, and studies which focus on "At Risk Populations" such as the elderly, middle age, young adult, adolescent and child. 

The scholarships will only be available to Manitoba residents who are members of the donor. An individual may receive the scholarship one time only. 

Scholarship applications open now until February 13, 2020. 

Click here to learn more about the application process.

Doug Thomson Certification Award

Helping Improve Seniors Care

"Dad was someone who turned 'good into great' in everything he did, and then fittingly moved on to coach others." - Thomson family

This award established in memory of Doug Thomson provides support to Manitoba nurses for certification and renewals in hospice, palliative and/or gerontology nursing. 

"Doug shared his time and talents helping executives grow and prosper, helping his community as a board member, and as an active volunteer. His appreciation for the nursing care he received inspired this geriatric and palliative nursing award to become a reality." - Thomson family representative 

Click here to learn more about the application process.

Are You Eligible for Continuing Education Bursaries?

The Nurses’ Alumni Association of the Winnipeg General Hospital and Health Sciences Centre (WGH/HSC) supports the ongoing education of active Alumni members through two funds – The Jane A. Malcolm Bursary Fund and the Viola Leadlay Continuing Education Fund. 

Who? Do you hold a paid annual or life membership in the Alumni? Paid annual or life members of the Alumni are eligible for funding assistance. 
What? Are you interested in studying for a degree, diploma or certificate? Your Alumni can assist you through the Jane A. Malcolm Bursary Fund. 
Are workshops, seminars and conferences important to you? Your Alumni can assist you through the Viola Leadlay Continuing Education Fund. 

Application forms for either fund may be obtained by: 

The Convener, Education Committee 
The Nurses’ Alumni Association of the WGH and HSC 
c/o NA 138-700 McDermot Ave. 
Winnipeg, Manitoba 
R3E 0T2 

HSC website:  click on “Funding Opportunities” 

Nurses Alumni of the WGH/HSC website:

Deadline dates for applications are: 
Jane A. Malcolm Bursary – September 30 of each year. 
Viola Leadlay Continuing Education fund – March 30 and September 30 of each year.