Scholarships & Bursaries

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

Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba Centennial Legacy Award

After conversations with members, the Association recognized the need for funding to support the pursuit of continuing education. We worked with the Canadian Nurses Foundation to redevelop the Manitoba Centennial Legacy Award to meet these needs. 

For the first time, this year you can apply for one of two $1,000 awards to support your continuing education. This Scholarship shall provide support to Manitoba nurses (LPNs, NPs, RNs and RPNs) from all domains of practice who are in pursuit of post-basic qualifications.

Are you a nurse enrolled in a post-basic program?

Apply for one of two $1,000 new ARNM Centennial Legacy Awards to help support your continuing education pursuits.

This award is for nurses enrolled in a post-basic program such as:
  • The Nurse Prescriber Advanced Certificate
  • Certified Diabetes Educator (CDE) Certificate
  • Nursing Foot Care Program
  • Occupational Health and Safety Certificate
  • Perioperative Nursing Certificate
  • Wound Care Certificate
  • Or a similar program
  • Must be a member of the Association of Regulated Nurses of Manitoba
  • Must be a resident studying in Manitoba
  • Must provide proof of acceptance in program
  • Must have completed CNF Continuing Education Awards application
  • Application Opens: July 15
  • Application Closes: December 31
  • Application Review: February
  • Application Notification: Applicants will be notified in March
  • Awards mailed out: April

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Dr. Helen Preston Glass Fellowship

To assist outstanding registered nurses who are undertaking graduate studies in nursing in community health nursing, primary healthcare, health promotion, nursing administration, nursing education, crosscultural nursing, and studies which focus on “At Risk Populations” such as the elderly,
middle age, young adult, adolescent and child.

Scholarship amount - $4,500

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


  • Applications Open: November
  • Applications Close: February
  • Merit Review: April
  • Application notification: Students will be notified in June
  • Signed agreements, pictures and bios: Due July
  • Cheques mailed out: September and December

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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. 


Paid annual or life members of the Alumni are eligible for funding assistance. 


The Jane A. Malcom Bursary Fund supports individuals interested in studying for a degree, diploma or certificate. 
The Viola Leadlay Continuing Education Fund supports nurses wanting to attend workshops, seminars and conferences. 


Applications for either fund can be found through:

Application deadlines

Jane A. Malcolm Bursary: September 30 of each year. 
Viola Leadlay Continuing Education fund: March 30 and September 30 of each year.