UNA awards scholarships to 37 Alberta Nursing Students

United Nurses of Alberta is proud to award scholarships to 37 Nursing Students, marking the union's four decades of representing nurses in our province.

The scholarships of $1,000 are awarded to full-time students in their first, second, third and fourth years of Nursing studies at approved post-secondary institutions in Alberta. Applicants must be related to a UNA member, have completed an application form and written a short essay answering the question, “In the last 40 years how has United Nurses of Alberta advocated for its members.”

UNA awards Nursing Education Scholarships each year to assist nursing students enrolled in full-time studies at approved nursing programs at post-secondary institutions in Alberta.

Lethbridge College Nursing student Madison Carver is the recipient of the Canadian Federation of Nurses' Unions Nursing Education Scholarship. Madison’s scholarship application was sponsored by her parents, Wanda from Local 211 (Calgary Community) and Kevin from Local 121 (Rockyview General Hospital).

UNA Nursing Scholarship Recipients

First-Year Nursing Students

Jenna Yasinski from MacEwan University. Sponsored by Shaunna Yasinski from Local 196 (Edmonton Community)

Camille Schlenker from Medicine Hat College. Sponsored by Dawn Schlenker from Local 126 (Palliser Community)

Matthew Starchuk from MacEwan University. Sponsored by Jennifer Hogan from Local 121 (Rockyview General Hospital.

Alexandra Walters from University of Calgary. Sponsored by Michelle Walters from Local 197 (Peace Health Region Community)

Rachael Walton from Red Deer College. Sponsored by Shirley Walton from Local 24 (St. Paul Health Centre)

Paige Gulka from MacEwan University. Sponsored by Maxine Gulka from Local 13 (Manning Health Centre)

Randall Magat from Mount Royal University. Sponsored by Dorothy Magat from Local 1 (Peter Lougheed Centre)

Emma Haney from University of Alberta. Sponsored by Natalie Haney from Local 79 (Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre and Grey Nuns Community Hospital)

Josee Jantz from University of Alberta Campus Saint-Jean. Sponsored by Loraine Piche from Local 308 (Headwater Health Authority Community)

Second-Year Nursing Students

Gregory Cunningham from Mount Royal University. Sponsored by Connie Cunningham from Local 415 (South Health Campus)

Nataya Harb from University of Alberta. Sponsored by Mira Harb from Local 33 (Royal Alexandra Hospital)

Josie MacLaren from University of Lethbridge. Sponsored by Gwenda MacLaren from Local 95 (Alberta Children’s Hospital)

Rachel Leong from University of Calgary. Sponsored by Cindy Leong from Local 121 (Rockyview General Hospital)

Laura Roberts - Mount Royal University - Sponsored by Carla O’Reilly from Local 79 (Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre and Grey Nuns Community Hospital)

Erin Nickle from Mount Royal University. Sponsored by Penny Nickle from Local 415 (South Health Campus) 

Sadie-Ann Campbell from MacEwan University. Sponsored by Tracy-Ann Miller-Chin from Local 301 (University Hospital, Stollery Children's Hospital, Mazankowski Alberta Heart Institute)

Joseph Crook from Medicine Hat College. Sponsored by Stephanie Crook from Local 121 (Rockyview General Hospital)

Davis Alton from Grande Prairie College. Sponsored by Corinne Janes from Local 37 (Queen Elizabeth II Hospital)

Third-Year Nursing Students

Alexandra Johnson from MacEwan University. Sponsored by Heather Johnson from Local 33 (Royal Alexandra Hospital)

Shauna Bears from University of Calgary. Sponsored by Patsy Lane (UNA Associate Member)

Nycole Graff from University of Alberta. Sponsored by Peggy Graff from Local 4 (Stettler Hospital and Care Centre)

Dona Job from Mount Royal University. Sponsored by Mary Glancy Job from Local 121 (Rockyview General Hospital)

Nicole Alqueza from MacEwan University. Sponsored by Wilma Alqueza from Local 79 (Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre and Grey Nuns Community Hospital)

Manvir Parmar from University of Calgary. Sponsored by Kuljit Parmar from Local 115 (Foothills Health Centre)

Richard Cottrell - MacEwan University - Sponsored by Sandra Cottrell from Local 79 (Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre and Grey Nuns Community Hospital)

Katelyn Serfas from University of Calgary Medicine Hat College Campus. Sponsored by Karl Serfas from Local 409 (Bow Island Health Centre)

Payton Damer from University of Alberta. Sponsored by Jody Bonner from Local 196 (Edmonton Community)

Fourth-Year Nursing Students

Claire Brown from Mount Royal University. Sponsored by Siri Miller from Local 28 (Drayton Valley Health Centre/Breton Health Centre)

Ashley Arcuri from University of Calgary - Sponsored by Angela Acrcuri from Local 95 (Alberta Children’s Hospital)

Danica Kohls from University of Calgary Medicine Hat College Campus. Sponsored by Tonya Kohls from Local 70 (Medicine Hat Regional Hospital)

Nadine Kennedy from University of Alberta. Sponsored by Irene Kennedy from Local 33 (Royal Alexandra Hospital)

Mark Sanger from University of Calgary. Sponsored by Robert Milner from Local 211 (Calgary Community)

Victoria Michalik from University of Calgary. Sponsored by Ewa Michalik from Local 211 (Calgary Community)

Kelsey Gardiyash from University of Calgary. Sponsored by Colette Gardiyash from Local 211 (Calgary Community)

Camille Barr from University of Alberta. Sponsored by Brenda Barr from Local 79 (Edmonton General Continuing Care Centre and Grey Nuns Community Hospital)

Eliza Kraus from University of Alberta. Sponsored by Amanda Walsh from Local 95 (Alberta Children’s Hospital)

Apply for a UNA Scholarship

Applications for this year's UNA Nursing Education Scholarship can be found on the UNA website and will be accepted until Oct. 15, 2018.

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