The following awards have been made available thanks to the generosity of Queen's donors.
Students currently registered at Queen's will be automatically considered for the following awards. Most of these awards are based on grades. You will be notified by either the Student Awards Office or your faculty if you have been selected for an automatic award.
Eligible current students will also be considered for automatic awards open to all current students.
Bob Henry Award
The terms for this award are cross listed with automatic School of Medicine awards.
Cora E. Hewitt Scholarships in Nursing
Established by a bequest from Anna Grace Wood Banker, B.A. 1926, two awards are made as follows: 1) to the student who has the highest standing in the first year of the nursing program and who is proceeding into the second year of the nursing program at Queen's, and 2) to the student who has the highest standing in the second year of the nursing program and who is proceeding into the third year of the nursing program at Queen's
John and Eileen Hutton Nursing Scholarship
Established in May 2018 by Dr. Eileen Hutton, BNSc 1974, DSc 2016, and Mr. John Hutton, BSc(Eng) 1972, and awarded on the basis of academic excellence to students entering third or fourth year of a Bachelor of Nursing Science degree program in the Faculty of Health Sciences who do not hold scholarships of a higher value. Selection will be made by the School of Nursing Awards Committee.
Eleanor Kelly Memorial Award
To commemorate her dedication to Queen's, a memorial book award has been established by friends and colleagues of Eleanor Kelly. Eleanor was the President of the Nursing Science Society, and had successfully completed the second year of the Nursing Science program. In June of 1986, during her term of office, Eleanor died tragically in a car accident. The award shall be given to a fourth year Nursing Science student, a past or present member of the Society Executive, who best exemplifies Eleanor's dedication to Queen's and the Nursing Science Society. The Society Executive shall decide on the recipient.
R. W. Leonard Undergraduate Scholarships in Nursing
Two scholarships are available: 1) one is awarded annually at the end of the third year to the student with the highest record in nursing theory and performance who is proceeding into the fourth year of the nursing program at Queen's; and 2) a second is awarded annually at the end of the third year to the student with the second-highest record in nursing theory and performance who is proceeding into the fourth year of the nursing program at Queen's.
Nursing Research Award
Established by Emeritus Professor Sharon Ogden Burke in memory of her mother Treasure Payne and her father Robert Gibson and awarded annually to the graduating student with the highest mark in Principles and Applications of Nursing Research (NURS-324).
Queen's Appeal Undergraduate Scholarship
Thirteen scholarships are funded by contribution to the Queen's Appeal Campaign, 1984-1989. Awarded on the recommendation of the Undergraduate Progress and Graduation Committee of the School of Nursing to full-time students with high academic standing who have completed one or more years in the School of Nursing and are proceeding into second, third, or fourth years in the School of Nursing.