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									                                                                FUNDING OPPORTUNITIES FOR NURSING EDUCATION GUIDELINES



Manitoba Nurses Union (MNU)
FUNDING SOURCE                        TYPE OF FUNDING             DATE                  AMOUNT                        CONTACT INFORMATION

MNU Educational Allowance             Registration, Tuition,      April – March / Year  $200/ Year                    Winnipeg MNU
(see local for specific guidelines)   Certification exam          Manager authorization
                                                                                                                      http://www.manitobanurses.ca/education-and-
                                      Courses                    required
                                      Conference                                                                     training/scholarships.html
                                      Workshop                                                                       Manitoba MNU
                                                                                                                      http://www.manitobanurses.ca/links/regional-health-authorities.html



Winnipeg Regional Health Authority
Nurses, educators and front line managers
employed in the WRHA
FUNDING SOURCE                        TYPE OF FUNDING             DATE                  AMOUNT                        CONTACT INFORMATION

WRHA Continuing Education Fund        1) Tuition, Travel,         Apply BEFORE          1) Maximum                    http://www.wrha.mb.ca/professionals/nursing/education.php
                                      Accommodation               or                       $500.00 Per
1. Registration & Expenses            ∙University Courses         within 30                Calendar year              WRHA Continuing Education Fund
                                      ∙Certification Exams or     days AFTER            (January-December)            c/o 4th floor – 650 Main Street
                                       Recertification             the completion of                                  Winnipeg, MB
                                      ∙Conference                 conference/course                                   R3B 1E2
                                      ∙Workshop                                                                       Phone: (204) 334-3433
                                      ∙Registration
                                      ∙Airfare
                                      ∙Hotel (if out of town)
                                      ∙Textbooks/Supplies/
                                       Materials required



                                      2) ∙Education Subsidy                             2) Subsidy
2. Education Subsidy
                                      For Nurses who have to                            Maximum 2 days/shifts
                                      take an unpaid education                          each calendar year            
                                       leave of absence                                 Rate of reimbursement:
                                       to attend:                                       LPN’s:
                                      ∙Conference                                       $150 (8 hr) or $200 (12 hr)
                                      ∙Workshop                                         RN/RPN’s:
                                                                                        $175(8 hr) or $250 (12 hr)




School of Nursing Alumni
Contact own alumni for details


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Health Sciences Centre

http://www.hsc.mb.ca/nursing/default.asp?mode=view&id=14

FUNDING SOURCE                       TYPE OF FUNDING               DATE                   AMOUNT                     CONTACT INFORMATION
MNU Local 10 Education Trust Fund Courses                         Application must be   $1,000.00/Year for        MNU Local 10 Trust Fund
                                  Certification /                 received within 60      Courses                   c/o Mailroom
                                  Recertification                  days of                $1,000.00/2 years for     MNU Local 10 Office
                                  Conference                      conference/course       Conferences               Phone: (204)775-6811
                                  Workshop                        attendance             Computer courses:
                                  Approved Seminars               Completed              $300.00/Nurse/ lifetime
                                   Training sessions               application must be
                                  Computer Courses                received before
                                  Full-time studies in            studies begin
                                   Nursing or related fields
                                  Bursaries for full time
                                  studies
The Nurses’ Alumni Association    ∙Degree                           September 30 each     Baccalaureate degree       Convener, Education Committee,
of the Winnipeg General Hospital  (Baccalaureate, Master’s,        year                   $12,000                    The Nurses’ Alumni of the WGH/HSC
And Health Sciences Centre        Doctoral)                                               Master’s degree            c/o NA 138-700 McDermot Ave, Wpg, MB, R3E 0T2
Jane A. Malcolm Bursary Fund         ∙Diploma                                             $20,000                    Posted on the HSC website at www.hsc.mb.ca/nursing under “Funding
                                     ∙Certificate course/program                          Ph.D. degree               Opportunities”
                                                                                          $20,000
                                                                                          Certificate programs
                                                                                          $2000
The Nurses’ Alumni Association        Workshop                     September 30 AND       Up to $1000                Convener, Education Committee,
of the Winnipeg General Hospital     ∙Seminar                      March 31 each year                                The Nurses’ Alumni of the WGH/HSC
And Health Sciences Centre           ∙Conference                                                                     c/o NA 138-700 McDermot Ave, Wpg, MB, R3E 0T2
Viola Leadlay Continuing                                                                                             Posted on the HSC website at www.hsc.mb.ca/nursing under “Funding
Education Fund                                                                                                       Opportunities”

HSC Nursing Conference and            Workshop                     March and October      Variable                   Questions: Please call the Admin. Assistant, Staff Integration at 787-2888.
Education Fund                       ∙Seminar                      each year
                                     ∙Conference
                                     (Outside of HSC)
Lynne Derksen Fund                   Relevant critical care        March and October      Variable                   Questions: Please call the Admin. Assistant, Staff Integration at 787-2888.
Nurses in critical care areas only   related:                      each year
                                     Conference
                                     Workshops
                                     Seminars
                                     Symposium
                                     (Outside of HSC)
HSC Nursing Education Award          ∙Aboriginal student who has   June 15 each year      Annually $1,000            Two references required.
Or Gertrude M. Hall Award            completed 1 year of BN                                                          • Questions: Please call the Admin. Assistant, Staff Integration
                                     program/If no aboriginal                                                         at Ph. 787-2888
                                     student applicant, other
                                     applicants may be
                                     considered.
Nursing Education Award              BPRN                         June 15 each year      ∙ $1,000.00                Two references required.
                                     MN                                                                             • Questions: Please call the Admin. Assistant, Staff Integration
                                     Doctoral                                                                         at Ph. 787-2888

NETTIE BROWN ENDOWMENT               Further Education            March 15 each year     Variable                    Two references required.
FUND                                                                                                                 • Questions: Please call the Admin. Assistant, Staff Integration
                                                                                                                       at Ph. 787-2888
GOLD & SILVER AWARDS
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Health Sciences Centre
(cont’d)
Foundation for Registered Nurses        • Education programs         •Enquire with the        Variable                     • Application fee of $15
of Manitoba Inc. (FRNMI)                related to post diploma      FRNM                                                  • Proof of enrollment in program required.
Bursaries                               certificate & BPRN                                                                 • Some require working in MB for defined time after course completion.
                                        • Masters & Doctoral                                                               ∙Phone: (204)774-3477 Ext. 400 OR www.crnm.mb.ca
                                        programs outside MB.
Canadian Nurses Foundation              ∙University study in         • Members of CNF         Variable                     Canadian Nurses Foundation
                                        Nursing:                     (membership fee                                       50 Driveway
                                        ∙BN,∙MN, Ph.D.               $45)                                                  Ottawa, Ontario K2P 1E2
                                                                                                                           (613)237-2133
Deferred Salary Plan                    Educational (or other)       Must be used no later    • Can defer up to 30% of     Any HSC employee who has obtained ∙Human Resources-Benefits
                                        leave from HSC.              than 6 yr of starting    salary.                      Phone: (204)787-2771
                                                                     plan
                                                                     Prior Manager
                                                                     authorization required



St. Boniface Hospital
http://intranet.sbgh.mb.ca/Forms/index.html#AdministrativeServices

FACILITY             FUNDING SOURCE                                               DATE
                                                                     TYPE OF FUNDING                               AMOUNT                        CONTACT INFORMATION
                     Financial Assistance For                        ∙Course              April-March/ Year     Maximum $500
                     Continuing Education                            ∙Program             Prior to Attendance
                                                                     ∙Tuition             Manager authorization
                                                                     ∙Textbook            required

                       Joint Education Fund                          ∙Course              Funding considered    Apply after used
                                                                     ∙Workshop            Annually              $200 MNU Fund
                                                                     ∙Conference          Prior to Attendance
                                                                     ∙Tuition             Manager authorization
                                                                     ∙Registration        required




Grace Hospital
http://www.gracehospital.ca/working/programs.html

http://www.gracehospital.ca/forms/EducResourPamphlet.pdf

FACILITY             FUNDING SOURCE                                               DATE
                                                                     TYPE OF FUNDING                               AMOUNT                        CONTACT INFORMATION
                     Education Budget                                Registration,         April – March / Year      As per program budget
                                                                     Books/Supplies,       Submit 2 weeks            feasibility
                                                                     Travel Associated withprior to registration deadline.
                                                                                           Manager authorization
                                                                     educational opportunity
                                                                     Conference           required
                                                                     Workshop

                     H. OWEN JONES AWARD                             ∙Course∙Program      Accepted each            Based on point system         ∙Information obtained from the Director, Educational Resources.
                     Scholarship Fund                                                     Spring & Fall            Maximum $1,000
                                                                                                                   per academic year



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