UNA awards scholarship to Mount Royal University student

UNA Local 1 vice-president Susan Fisk, UNA scholarship recipient Randall Magat and UNA second vice-president Daphne Wallace.

Nursing student Randall Magat was awarded a United Nurses of Alberta Education Scholarship this week to assist his studies at Mount Royal University. Randall’s scholarship application was sponsored by Dorothy Magat, a member of UNA Local 1 at the Peter Lougheed Centre in Calgary.

UNA is proud to have awarded scholarships of $1,000 to more than 30 Nursing students in honour of the union's four decades of representing nurses in Alberta.

Apply for a UNA scholarship in 2018

Applications for this year's UNA Nursing Education Scholarship are now available and will be accepted until Oct. 15, 2018.

In 2018, UNA will be awarding 10 nursing scholarships of $1,000 each and one award of $1,000 sponsored by the Canadian Federation of Nurses Unions for students enrolled in first-year nursing programs. The scholarships are to be used for the first year of nursing studies in an approved nursing program in Alberta and they are open to students who are related to a UNA member or associate member.

Applicants must write a short essay that answers the question, “How does the United Nurses of Alberta advocate for members?”

Completed applications must be received by the UNA Provincial Office no later than 4:30 p.m. on Oct. 15, 2018. Digital or faxed applications will not be accepted.

The awards will be announced in late January or early February of 2019.