UNA awards scholarship to University of Calgary Nursing student

UNA secretary-treasurer Karen Craik, scholarship recipient Manvir Parmar, UNA Local 115 member Kuljit Parmar and UNA Local 115 secretary Wayne Stopa.

University of Calgary student Manvir Parmar is the latest recipient of the United Nurses of Alberta Nursing Education Scholarship. Manvir's scholarship application was sponsored by her mother, Kuljit Parmar, who is a member of UNA Local 115 at the Foothills Medical Centre in Calgary.

UNA’s annual scholarships are awarded to assist nursing students in their first year of studies at approved nursing programs at post-secondary institutions in Alberta. In 2017, 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 2018 Nursing Education Scholarship will be accepted until Oct. 15, 2017.