United Nurses of Alberta has awarded its 10 annual nursing scholarships of $1,000 to nursing students from throughout Alberta, in addition to an additional $1,000 Canadian Federation of Nursing Unions Scholarship.
In addition, another $1,000 scholarship award is sponsored by the Canadian federation of Nurses Unions.
The scholarships are awarded to full-time students in their first year of Nursing studies at approves post-secondary institutions in Alberta.
Applicants must be related to a UNA member or associate member, have completed an application form and written a short essay answering the paper, “How has the United Nurses of Alberta made a difference in the lives of Alberta Nurses?”
This year’s scholarship recipients are:
- Jean Aurestila from MacEwan University, sponsored by Jon Jimenez from Local 211, Calgary Community
- Meilin Bebe from the University of Alberta, sponsored by Ana Bebe from Local 219, Millwoods Shepherd’s Care Cente
- Erin Koziol from MacEwan University, sponsored by Ronalee Koziol from Local 301, University Hospital, Stollery Children’s Hospital, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
- Kirsten Kuny from MacEwan University, sponsored by Charlene Jack, Local 62, Leduc General Hospital
- Emma Giurati from MacEwan University, sponsored by Shelley Giurati of Local 302-N, Cross Cancer Institute
- Jessica Ha from Grande Prairie Regional College, sponsored by Monika Ha-Tran of Local 37, Queen Elizabeth II Hospital, Grande Prairie Care Centre
- Kristina Hunka of Mount Royal University, sponsored by Karen Hunka of Local 115,Foothills Medical Centre
- Lauren Nielsen from Red Deer College, sponsored by Krista Nielsen of Local 218, David Thomson Health Region Community
- Kelsey Rider of the University of Calgary, sponsored by Maureen Rider of Local 2, Red Deer Health Centre, Extendicare Michener
- Reagan Slobinyk of the University of Alberta, sponsored by Annette Slobinyk of Local 301, University Hospital, Stollery Children’s Hospital, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute
Mount Royal University student Abbey Stutely was the recipient of the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions Nursing Education Scholarship. Her scholarship application was sponsored by Valerie Stutely of Local 414, Calgary Corrections.
Apply for a UNA Scholarship
Applications for this year’s UNA Nursing Education Scholarship can be found on the UNA website and will be accepted until Oct. 15, 2020.