Student Nurse Advocacy Bursary

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The Student Nurse Advocacy Bursary is a BCNU initiative to recognize the role of allyship in increasing awareness of human rights and equity issues. Learn more about BCNU's various caucus groups and how you may get involved here.

The selection focus in 2024 will be on students who advance the interests and priorities of all equity seeking caucuses.

BCNU recognizes the financial challenges students face when in school. Providing funding for students who align with BCNU shared values and beliefs, builds relationships and recognizes the contributions that students make to furthering social justice within a diversified membership.

The $500 Student Nurse Advocacy Bursary will be awarded to 32 students from around the province. This fund is open to student LPNs, RNs and RPNs, including employed student nurses.

Applications are now open for the September 2024 intake. 

Eligibility Requirements
Application Process
Award Disbursement

Successful applicants will be notified with instructions by email. Approval letters will be sent by email in mid-October. Please ensure you check your junk mail folders as well.

Before funds are released, the successful applicant will be required to proof of program enrollment (letter from school, receipt for tuition paid, or a copy of transcript).

If you have any further questions about the Student Nurse Advocacy Bursary, please email

UPDATED: March 14, 2024

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