All first year students enrolled into the Dalhousie University Bachelor of Science in Nursing Program ,
Yarmouth site, are now eligible to apply for a bursary provided by the Yarmouth Hospital Foundation.
The bursary, to be awarded every second year, amounts to $5,000.
The bursary, designed to assist a student in his/her primary and second year of studies, is available
only to those entering the nursing profession for the first time.
“Along with providing financial assistance, the bursary also aims to promote volunteerism in a local
health related organization and to encourage students, upon graduation, to seek employment at the
Yarmouth Regional Health Centre”, says Gordon Wood, Foundation Chair.
The deadline for application is September 1st. The bursary will be awarded on or before September
30th. Funds will be distributed in four equal installments over two years.
Application forms are available from Liz Prime, Administration Assistant, Dalhousie School of
Nursing, 58 Vancouver Street (742-3542, Ext. 213), or by e-mail Elizabeth.firstname.lastname@example.org.
The Dalhousie University School of Nursing, Yarmouth site, has been in operation since 1995, making
the four year Bachelor of Science in Nursing program available in it’s entirety in Yarmouth.
The Yarmouth Hospital Foundation, established in 1970 exists to support and enhance the Yarmouth
Regional Hospital as a community and regional centre of excellence in health care.
For more information please contact:
Gordon Wood, Chair, YHF 902-648-2025
Mardi Amirault, Site Administrator, Yarmouth 902-742-3542 Ext 214
Dalhousie BScN Program
Paulette Sweeney-Goodwin Managing Director, YHF 902-749-1669
Barbara Johnson, Communication Director, SWNDHA 902-749-0517