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Bursary Recipients

Congratulations to all of our Bursary Recipients! Every year, we are grateful for the support of generous donors who make it possible for us to encourage nurses and nursing students. We wish all students the best for their education and careers.

You may see a list of previous bursary recipients by year:

In 2023, there were 190 recipients across 38 bursaries.

Acton Memorial Bursary (4 recipients)

  • Allison Fagan (Athabasca University)
  • Brienna Wells (Thompson Rivers University)
  • Christine Meng (University of British Columbia)
  • Tracey Priddle (Royal Roads University)

American Woman’s Club of Vancouver Bursary (5 recipients)

  • Armineh Torkaman (Vancouver Community College)
  • Jenna Anderson (Vancouver Island University)
  • Kamyar Karbassian (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Kaylie Hann (Vancouver Island University)
  • Lena Bhatti (University of British Columbia Okanagan)

BC Health Education Foundation Legacy Bursary (5 recipients)

  • Harpreet Dhatt (Western University)
  • Kelsey Crompton (University of British Columbia)
  • Megan Oleson (University of British Columbia)
  • Michelle Kwon (University of British Columbia)
  • Monica Karnani (University of British Columbia)

BC Occupational Health Nurses Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Jennifer Covelli (MacEwan University)

Bellis and Children and Women’s Health Centre Bursary (2 recipients)

  • Laura Mercer (University of Victoria)
  • Violet Ignace (University of British Columbia)

Challenge Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Scott Ramsay (University of British Columbia)

Clark Woolfitt Undergraduate Award (3 recipients)

  • Amrit Brar (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • Natalie Barnett (College of the Rockies)
  • Vianne Malanyaon (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)

Doree Family Memorial Bursary (2 recipients)

  • Jenny Lai (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Jessie Shu (University of the Fraser Valley)

Douglas Memorial Bursary (3 recipients)

  • Claire Elliott (University of Victoria)
  • Leah Shin (University of British Columbia)
  • Trevor Goodyear (University of British Columbia)

Dyck Memorial Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Emily Tobin (University of Northern British Colombia)

Founders Award (2 recipients)

  • Darius Ao (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • Merielle Moffatt (University of British Columbia)

Grantham Memorial Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Alison Campeau (University of Victoria)

Green Bursary (4 recipients)

  • Chelsea Linton (University of British Columbia)
  • Euodi T-Giorgis (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Inderpreet Mangat (Okanagan College)
  • Kathelean Miranda (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)

Holmes Bursary (2 recipients)

  • Anna Pasternak-Banarer (Trinity Western University)
  • Niki Kaler (University of British Columbia Okanagan)

Kergin Baccalaureate Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Bethany Sheshu (Vancouver Island University)

Lee Bell Ure Bursary (2 recipients)

  • Antony Au (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Cora-Lynn Bell (British Columbia Institute of Technology)

Lockridge Bursary (12 recipients)

  • Alexandra Lapierre Fortin (Vancouver Island University)
  • Alyssa Spataro (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Clara Kwan (University of Victoria)
  • Hannah Hardy (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Harpreet Singh (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Jennifer Ervine (Douglas College)
  • Kaitlan Medel (Langara College)
  • Kate Bryson (North Island College)
  • Kaylee Neill (Thompson Rivers University)
  • Nadine Reis (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Priya Parmar (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • Sophia Chillihitzia (University of British Columbia Okanagan)

McIlrath Memorial Bursary (6 recipients)

  • Chrystal Spittal (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • DeAndra Kerr (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Kevin Chiu (Langara College)
  • Meg Dreesmann (Camosun College/University of Victoria)
  • Neiha Sachdev (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Sherry Chen (Langara College)

McLaughlin Bursary (4 recipients)

  • Christina Harry (Vancouver Island University)
  • Libby Ferlaino (Thompson Rivers University)
  • Sandeep Dosanjh (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Yuka Ishikawa (Langara College)

Missionary Sisters Of (1995) And (1996) The Charity Of The Immaculate Conception Bursary (2 recipients)

  • Brooke Forsythe (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Christopher Sy (British Columbia Institute of Technology)

Murphy Memorial Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Jacquie Watson (University of Victoria)

Paulson – Code Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Mandeep Kang (University of Victoria)

Publicover Bursary (11 recipients)

  • Alexandra Rice (College of the Rockies)
  • Andreea Raduta (Vancouver Island University)
  • Bryanne Wiebe (Vancouver Island University)
  • Disha Fernandez (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • Jay Dominico (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • Levi Cole (McGill University)
  • Melissa Yun (University of Victoria)
  • Olga Khoudak (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Prabhleen Jagdey (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Rupali Rai (University of the Fraser Valley)
  • Shyla Jhalli (Langara College)

Ratsoy Memorial Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Joann Liu (McMaster University)

Research Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Rebecca Stewart (Trinity Western University)

RNABC Nursing Education Bursary (16 recipients)

  • Anita Yu (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Avneet Kaur (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Brianna Van Berkel (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Calvin Mortimer (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Charli Morrison (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Denise Chicas (Thompson Rivers University)
  • Jasmine Sangha (Langara College)
  • Lauren Chandra (University of British Columbia)
  • Linda Kuo (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Nicole Abbot (Vancouver Island University)
  • Nikky Sansano (Vancouver Island University)
  • Nyrhea Dhaliwal (University of the Fraser Valley)
  • Peter Dubenski (Vancouver Island University)
  • Sam Kane (Selkirk College)
  • Selena Huynh (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Valerie Lee (Langara College)

RNFBC Diploma Bursary (2 recipients)

  • Patrick Franke (Stenberg College)
  • Sharan Sandhu (Stenberg College)

RNFBC Undergraduate Bursary (9 recipients)

  • Elise Kruse (Trinity Western University)
  • Emma Armstrong (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Hannah Peters (Vancouver Island University)
  • Jessica Nguyen (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Kate Mari-Musca (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Mindy Kim (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Mya Bacus (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Quai Diaz (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Summer Hemstalk (North Island College)

Royal Jubilee SoN Alumnae Association Bursary (2 recipients)

  • Clara Bogle (College of New Caledonia)
  • Julia Croft (University of British Columbia Okanagan)

Sinn-Archibald Memorial Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Linda Meng (Stenberg College)

South Fraser Chapter 2004 Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Mariko McKeown (British Columbia Institute of Technology)

St. Joseph’s (Victoria BC) SoN Alumnae Association Bursary (4 recipients)

  • Courtney Anderson (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • Jane Carson (University of Victoria)
  • Lisa Wilson (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Tamara Barnett (York University)

Stoddart Bursary (21 recipients)

  • Antonia Stergiopoulou (Stenberg College)
  • Austin Hager (Selkirk College/University of Victoria)
  • Bronwyn Jacobson (North Island College)
  • Caroline Jirka (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Dawn Wilson (North Island College)
  • Evangelina Paradiso (University of Victoria)
  • Genevieve Clayton (North Island College)
  • Haeleigh Martin (University of Victoria)
  • Holly Peterson (University of Victoria)
  • Jaskiran Sraon (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Jessie Foley (University of British Columbia)
  • Kenneth Ononeze (Trinity Western University)
  • Kimberly Saraza (Vancouver Community College)
  • Marissa Pineau (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Mazia Rashdee (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Megan Lake (Thompson Rivers University)
  • Michelle Dunn (Camosun College/University of Victoria)
  • Olivia Bevan (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Russell Boyd (University of Northern British Colombia)
  • Sarah Tipples (University of British Columbia)
  • Tyler Byng (Camosun College)

Sutherland Foundation Bursary (5 recipients)

  • Angelica Alquiros (Stenberg College)
  • Ann-Mrie Cooper (Stenberg College)
  • Jenny Landis (Stenberg College)
  • Monique Champagne (Douglas College)
  • Stephanie Svensson (Trinity Western University)

Vancouver General SoN Alumnae Association Bursary (15 recipients)

  • Abigail Green (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Amanda Michaels (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • Eden Leslie (Thompson Rivers University)
  • Emily Proctor (Vancouver Island University)
  • Emma Siegmund (University of British Columbia)
  • Erin Filliol (University of British Columbia)
  • Janelle Tucker (University of Northern British Colombia)
  • Julie McKenzie (University of British Columbia)
  • Katie Breure (College of the Rockies)
  • Kelly Levido (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Lauren Muter (Langara College)
  • Leanne Long (Athabasca University)
  • Madeline LaBreche (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Meghan Goertzen (University of Victoria)
  • Sarah Bailey (Langara College)

Wadsworth Graduate Bursary (2 recipients)

  • Mona Garha (Aspen University)
  • Winnie Cheng (Harvard T.H. Chan School of Public Health)

Willett Estate Bursary (33 recipients)

  • Alexis Maartman-Jones (Vancouver Island University)
  • Andrew Du (Douglas College)
  • Brooke Stevens (University of the Fraser Valley)
  • Celin Zheng (Douglas College)
  • Charlize Gibson (College of New Caledonia)
  • Chloe Matthews (Camosun College)
  • Christie Wood (University of British Columbia Okanagan)
  • Christine Floyd (University of Victoria)
  • Ernesto Jr Valdez (Thompson Rivers University)
  • Gulniza Duran (North Island College)
  • Heather Salikin (Selkirk College/University of Victoria)
  • Jacqueline Eng (Maastricht University)
  • Jessica Armstrong (College of the Rockies)
  • Katrina Khan (University of British Columbia)
  • Kelsey Ventura (Douglas College)
  • Kenzie Fernquist-Kosteniuk (Selkirk College)
  • Latieshia Newberry (Thompson Rivers University)
  • Lauren Ficke (University of Northern British Colombia)
  • Lauren Kohler-Mergel (Selkirk College)
  • Mai Ni (Douglas College)
  • Manvir Gill (Vancouver Island University)
  • Marcy Hunter (Athabasca University)
  • Michelle Gaboury (British Columbia Institute of Technology)
  • Minjee Kim (Vancouver Community College)
  • Olivia Donald (Camosun College)
  • Rabia Khan (Kwantlen Polytechnic University)
  • Reilly Kearns (University of British Columbia)
  • Sabrina Ali (University of the Fraser Valley)
  • Sara Johnstone (University of Northern British Colombia)
  • Sukhmeet Kahlon (University of the Fraser Valley)
  • Tiana Brenner (University of British Columbia)
  • Veronica Stefanyk (University of British Columbia)
  • Veronique Hachey (Coast Mountain College)

Xi ETA Chapter Sigma Theta Tau Bursary (1 recipient)

  • Michelle Danda (University of Alberta)