Awards, Scholarships and Bursaries
GRADUATE STUDENT AWARDS - presented May and November, 2020
Congratulations to the following graduate students for their achievements in their final projects.
Lara Nicole Gurney, MSN | Outstanding Thesis Award (May 2020)
MSN Thesis title: PATIENT STORIES PROJECT: A SOLUTION-BASED APPROACH TO DECREASE BURNOUT IN CRITICAL CARE
Supervisors: Dr. Maura MacPhee
Raluca Radu, MSN | Outstanding SPAR Project Award (May 2020)
Scholarly Practice Advancement Research Project Title: UNDERSTANDING CLIMATE CHANGE IN NURSING PRACTICE: AN EDUCATIONAL TOOL FOR NURSES
Supervisors: Dr. Maura MacPhee and Dr. Sally Thorne
Veena Mudaliar, MSN | Outstanding MSN Thesis Award (Nov 2020)
MSN Thesis Title: EXPLORING THE SOUTHERN DAKELH FIRST NATIONS YOUTH’S EXPERIENCES OF WELLNESS
Supervisor: Dr. Sabrina Wong
Miranda Cavanagh, MSN | Outstanding MSN SPAR Project Award (Nov 2020)
SPAR (Scholarly Practice Advancement Research) Project: CLINICAL SIGNS AND SYMPTOMS OF NEONATAL SEPSIS IN LOW-AND MIDDLE-INCOME COUNTRIES: AN INTEGRATIVE LITERATURE REVIEW.
Supervisor: Dr. Manon Ranger
Andrea Greene, MSN | MSN Golden Jubilee Scholarship (Nov 2020)
This scholarship is awarded to the top student in the final year in the MSN Nursing Program.
SPAR Project: USE OF THE CANADIAN C-SPINE RULE BY EMERGENCY DEPARTMENT NURSES,
Supervisors Dr. Maura MacPhee and Dr. Sandra Lauck
Navdeep Kaur Dhillon, MN-NP | Outstanding Culminating Project (Nov 2020)
This award is given to a graduate of the MN-NP program in recognition of Outstanding Culminating Project in terms of originality, scope and relevance.
Culminating Project: BRIDGING BARRIERS TO CERVICAL CANCER SCREENING IN TRANSGENDER MEN: A SCOPING REVIEW
Supervisor: Dr. John Oliffe
Priya Bains,MN-NP | Outstanding MN-NP Graduate Award (Nov 2020)
This scholarship is awarded to the student with the highest academic achievement in the graduating class.
Culminating project: SCREENING OLDER ADULT MEN FOR ABDOMINAL AORTIC ANEURYSM: A SCOPING REVIEW
Supervisor: Dr. John Oliffe
Shelley Canning, PhD | Outstanding Doctoral Dissertation Award (Nov 2020)
This award is given in recognition of a doctoral dissertation that is outstanding in terms of originality, scope and relevance.
Dissertation: UNDERSTANDING THE EXPERIENCE OF EMOTIONAL AND SOCIAL ENGAGEMENT FOR PEOPLE WITH ADVANCED DEMENTIA LIVING IN LONG-TERM CARE
Supervisor: Dr. Alison Phinney
UNDERGRADUATE (BSN) AWARDS- Presented May 2020
Brianna Willard, BSN | Helen L. Balfour Prize (May 2020)
A prize of $600, made possible by a bequest from the late Helen L. Balfour, will be awarded to the student obtaining highest standing in the final year for the degree of BSN.
Jennifer Hitti, BSN | Dell and Del Johnson Memorial Prize in Nursing (May 2020)
A $1,100 prize has been made available through an endowment established by Cathy Ebbehoj (BSN 1975, MSN 1999), a retired faculty member of the UBC School of Nursing, to the graduating student who achieves the overall top grade in the Bachelor of Science in Nursing program. This prize was established in honour of Cathy’s parents Dell and Del Johnson, who both deeply valued education and in memory of Cathy’s classmate Laura-Lynne McBain (1952 - 2006) who achieved top marks in the BSN class of 1975. The prize is made on the recommendation of the School of Nursing.
Molly Anggo, BSN, Brittany Lawrence, BSN, and Haddon Rabb, BSN | Undergraduate Nursing Society Leadership Award (May 2020)
Up to three awards totalling $1,350 are offered by the Nursing Undergraduate Society to graduating students of the May cohort who are dedicated to the nursing profession and have strived to improve the school life environment of UBC nursing students through volunteer activity. Candidates are nominated by their fellow students through the Scholarship Committee of the School of Nursing.
Henry Wu, BSN and Sheena Gordon, BSN | Meg Hickling Prize in Sexual Health Education & Development (May 2020)
Two prizes of $700 each have been endowed by friends and colleagues in honour of Meg Hickling, R.N., to recognize her 27 years of service to individuals, families and the community as a sexual health educator. The prizes are offered to students completing the fourth year of a Bachelor of Science in Nursing who have achieved high standing in at least three courses in community health and education, covering topics such a Family Studies, Community Health, Women’s Health, Children/Child Bearing, and Principles of Education. The awards are made on the recommendation of the School of Nursing.