Grande Prairie Regional College Nursing student awarded UNA scholarship

United Nurses of Alberta Secretary/Treasurer Karen Craik, scholarship recipient Nicole O'Flaherty, UNA Local 37 member Cindy O'Flaherty and Second Vice-President Daphne Wallace.

Grande Prairie Regional College Nursing student Nicole O’Flaherty is the latest recipient of United Nurses of Alberta’s Nursing Education Scholarship.

Nicole’s scholarship application was sponsored by her mother, Cindy O’Flaherty, who is a member of UNA Local 37 at the Queen Elizabeth II Hospital in Grande Prairie. Cindy is also a member of the Local 37 Occupational Health & Safety Committee.

UNA awards Nursing Education Scholarships each year to assist nursing students in their first year of studies at approved nursing programs at post-secondary institutions in Alberta. In 2016, UNA will award ten scholarships of $1000 each and one award of $1000 sponsored by the Canadian Federation of Nurses' Unions.

Applicants must be related to a UNA member in good standing, complete an application form and write a short essay. Applications for UNA’s 2017 Nursing Education Scholarship will be accepted until Oct. 15, 2016.