Scholarships, Bursaries and Financial Aid

Nursing bursaries

Students can apply for a Canadian Nurses Foundation Bursary.

Student funding opportunities

TRU funding

External funding

Registered Nurses Foundation of British Columbia Bursaries

Deadline: Sept. 30
Registered Nurses Foundation of British Columbia raises money for bursaries for students enrolled in basic, post-basic, re-entry, specialty and graduate educational programs in nursing.
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Canadian Nurses Foundation Scholarship Program

Deadline: March 15
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B.C. History of Nursing Society Scholarships

Deadlines: March and November
B.C. nurses and student members of the BC History of Nursing Society who are pursuing studies in historical aspects of nursing are eligible for financial assistance. The aim of the scholarship funding is to promote undergraduate and graduate students to undertake a study/project to enhance the rich heritage of nursing history.
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Undergraduate Summer Student Awards Program

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Other funding opportunities

Student Awards and Financial Aid

TRU offers a comprehensive range of programs to assist students in locating resources to cover basic educational costs and to recognize academic excellence. All of these programs are administered through the Student Awards and Financial Aid.

Nursing scholarship and bursaries

Internal awards

Here are some examples of TRU scholarships, bursaries and awards. Applications are due in mid-September. See TRU Student Awards and Financial Aid for application information.

  • Allison Family Memorial Award
  • Young, Peter Award
  • TRU Foundation Nursing Award
  • Pare, Ted and Eileen - Memorial Award
  • Mildred Lee Nursing Scholarship Fund
  • Baines, Chinnama Scholarship for Nursing
  • Amelia Woodvine Hunter Memorial Scholarship
  • TRU Nursing Faculty Bursary
  • Kamloops Registered Nurses Award
  • Kamloops Paddlewheelers Lions Club Award
  • Brown, Barbara - Award
  • Burdett, Ethel Grace - Memorial Nursing Bursary
  • Elizabeth Biagioni Award
  • Gowd Inc., Dr. G. B. - Awards
  • Gwendolynne Kavanagh Nursing Award
  • Holl Award
  • Aberdeen Lions Club Award
  • Adah Chapter No. 16, 0.E.S.
  • Allison Family Memorial Nursing Award
  • BC Lung Foundation Bursary - Nursing