Dorothy Anna Proudfoot Memorial Scholarship in Nursing


TBA: likely October 23, 2021

Eligibility of Citizenship: Canadian, Permanent Residence, and International
Degree Level: Masters and Doctoral
Award Status: Closed
Applicant Status: Continuing Students


Quick Facts

A $10,100 scholarship has been endowed by the estate of Dorothy Anna Proudfoot for a graduate student enrolled in the Master of Science in Nursing program in the School of Nursing at the University of British Columbia, Okanagan campus. Preference will be given to the student with the highest admission GPA. The award is made on the recommendation of the College of Graduate Studies in consultation with the School of Nursing. Dorothy Proudfoot (1929-2015) had an intriguing nursing career which spanned many decades, starting in Humboldt, Saskatchewan, and ending in long-term care in Kelowna, BC. She flew with the Saskatchewan Air Ambulance and served as a nurse in Japan during the Korean War. Dorothy worked in community health for many years in Kelowna and she was also involved in home nursing, long-term care assessment, and administration.

Annual Value: $10,100


  • All currently registered graduate students in the School of Nursing will be considered for this scholarship


  • The School of Nursing will review and evaluate currently registered graduate students and make an award recommendation to the College of Graduate Studies
  • Only successful nominees will be notified


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