Scholarships, Bursaries, and Prizes

Scholarships, Bursaries, and Prizes in Nursing

A complete list of scholarships, bursaries, prizes, and awards, and the regulations governing the various loan funds, can be found in the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Calendar and in the Graduate Fellowships and Awards Calendar. Information is also available at www.mcgill.ca/nursing/students/funding/allnursing and www.mcgill.ca/nursing/students/funding/ugfunding.

Entrance Scholarships

Entrance Scholarships

There are a number of entrance scholarships open to all Canadian students. Information can be found in the Undergraduate Scholarships and Awards Calendar available at www.mcgill.ca/studentaid. The following scholarships, bursaries, and prizes are open to students in the Ingram School of Nursing.

  • Grace Prescott Bursary
  • Established in 1990 by Grace Harriet Prescott to assist students pursuing studies in Nursing. Awarded on the basis of academic standing and financial need.
  • Isabel Clarke Dickson Woodrow Scholarships
  • Established in 2000 by a generous bequest from Isabel Clarke Dickson Woodrow for Canadian students entering an undergraduate Nursing program. While academic standing is of primary importance, financial need and/or leadership skills in community and school settings will also be taken into account. Administered by the Scholarships and Student Aid Office. Any unspent funds may be awarded by the Scholarships and Student Aid Office as bursaries to Canadian undergraduate students in Nursing.
  • Value: $3,000 each.

In-Course Awards

In‑Course Awards

  • Woman's General/Reddy Memorial and A.W. Lindsay Award
  • Established in 2001 by joint gifts from alumnae of the Reddy Memorial Hospital (formerly the Woman's General Hospital) and Estelle Aspler, Cert. Nursing. 1947, whose gifts are in memory of Agnes Winonah Lindsay, B.N. 1950. Awarded by the Ingram School of Nursing to undergraduate students who have completed at least one year of their degree program. Preference shall be given to students who are returning to obtain a university degree after working in the nursing profession with a college diploma.
  • Estimated value: $400.
  • Gail Carson Travel Award
  • Established in 2015 by Gail Carson, B.N. 1965, to provide travel support for one or more undergraduate and/or graduate students enrolled in the Ingram School of Nursing and serving their Clinical Internship in underdeveloped communities. Awarded by the Ingram School of Nursing.
  • Value: varies.
  • Luella Downing Prize in Nursing
  • Established in 2006 through a bequest by Luella Downing. Awarded by the Ingram School of Nursing to an undergraduate student who has completed at least one year of study at the School. Awarded to a student who has contributed to the life of the School and her or his class.
  • Estimated value: $400.
  • Mildred B. Lande Scholarship in the School of Nursing
  • Established in 2008 by Mrs. Mildred Lande, C.M., B.A. 1936, for an outstanding undergraduate student or students who have completed at least one year in the Nursing Program.
  • Estimated value: $1,500 for two scholarships or $3,000 for one student.
  • Nursing Alumnae Award
  • Several scholarships of approximately $1,000 each. Awarded annually to undergraduate nursing students in the second and third year of their program and to students in the graduate program in Nursing. Some of these prizes are named: the Marion Lindeburgh Scholarship, the Irma Riley Award, the Agnes Boisde Award, the Montreal General Hospital Alumnae Association Award and the MGH Flo Mackenzie Award. Application is made by the School early in the Fall term.
  • School of Nursing Bursary Fund
  • Established in 1992 by the University to provide assistance to students in the Ingram School of Nursing. Awards are granted on the basis of academic standing and financial need.
  • Value: varies.
  • The Robert H. Lennox and Elizabeth Graham Lennox Scholarships in Science and in Nursing
  • Established in 2007 by Elizabeth Graham Lennox, RN(RVH), in memory of her husband, Robert H. Lennox, B.Sc. 1941, M.D.,C.M. 1943, Dip. Med. 1946, RCNVR. One scholarship to be awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student in the Faculty of Science who has completed at least one year of a B.Sc. program and a second to be awarded to an outstanding undergraduate student who has completed at least one year of the B.Sc.(N.) program. Awarded on the basis of high academic standing with a preference to international students selected, respectively, by the Faculty of Science Scholarships Committee and the Ingram School of Nursing Scholarships Committee.
  • Estimated value: $2,000 each.
Note: The Ingram School of Nursing also awards Book Prizes. Students are encouraged to inquire with the Ingram School of Nursing for additional fellowships and scholarships available in the current academic year.

Prizes Awarded at Convocation

Prizes Awarded at Convocation

  • Anne Marie Fong Hum Memorial Prize
  • Established in 1985 by Helen Fong Hum in memory or her sister Anne Marie and awarded to a student who has demonstrated sensitivity and skill in helping patients and families cope with situations related to long-term illness.
  • Estimated value: $500.
  • Barbara Ann Altshuler Prize in Nursing
  • Established in 2006 by David Altshuler and the Altshuler family, in honour of his mother, Barbara Altshuler, D.I.P, P.Th. 1958. Awarded by the Ingram School of Nursing to an undergraduate nursing student on the basis of clinical and academic achievement.
  • Estimated value: $1,000.
  • Evelyn Rocque Malowany Prize in Nursing
  • Established in 2007 by Eveyln Rocque Malowany. Awarded by the Ingram School of Nursing to a graduating student who has demonstrated initiative and leadership in the profession.
  • Estimated value: $500.
  • Lexy L. Fellowes Memorial Prize
  • Established in 1969 by Miss Rae Fellowes in memory of her mother, this prize is awarded to the student with the highest academic and professional achievement in the Bachelor of Science Nursing program.
  • Estimated value: $1,200.
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