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Student Nurse Education Bursary

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This bursary is available to student RNs, student LPNs and student RPNs who are registered student members with BCNU and not currently working as employed student nurses. Revenue for the bursary is obtained by donations, fund raising and fees from the Master Card Affinity Program.

Eligibility for Bursaries

You must be:

  • A BSN student nurse in 2nd or 3rd year of a direct entry nursing program or an advanced entry nursing program
  • A LPN student nurse in 2nd year of a nursing program
  • A RPN student in 2nd or 3rd year of a RPN degree or diploma program
  • A current resident of British Columbia
  • Not currently employed as a student nurse
  • A student member of BCNU - membership is free. Sign up to become a student member
  • If you do NOT have a BCNU Student ID, then please apply for one by emailing member services as your application will NOT be processed without a BCNU Student ID number

You may only receive funding once. If you have already received assistance from the bursary, please do not reapply.

Bursary Amounts

Bursaries will be awarded following the application deadline as fundraising amounts are realized.

Bursaries awarded to members will be according to the criteria established by Council and may be subject to revisions as funds allow and number of applications received.

Application Process

  • All the data submitted from the form is sent to us in a secure format.
  • Social Insurance Number will be required for taxation purposes
  • Verification of enrolment in program is required (letter from educational institution, verification of tuition amount paid or transcript)
  • Complete an online application

Award Process

  • Applications are accepted between early January through to September 15 of each calendar year
  • Application deadline is September 15, 2014
  • Please note the SNEB bursary will be based on a random lottery type draw allowing all applicants a fair chance at a bursary

Award Disbursement

  • Bursaries will be awarded in October of each calendar year
  • Verification of enrolment in program is required (letter from educational institution, verification of tuition amount paid or transcript) and must be mailed in with completed Expense Form

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