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Dr. Phil & Vi Sunohara Nursing Bursary

The Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation Board will be awarding the Dr. Phil & Vi Sunohara Surgical Nursing Fund Bursary.  The Board will award these bursaries to nurses engaged in, or wanting to engage in the field of orthopaedic nursing that will benefit the Grande Prairie Regional Hospital, other health care institutions and/or health care programs in North Western Alberta. Priority will be given to nurses identified in orthopaedic surgical nursing fields that will benefit the hospitals and health care providers within the region. The Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation Board reserves the right to award as many or as few bursaries, based on the criteria and number of submissions.


The Board seeks individuals who must meet the following criteria:

  •   fulfill an identified health care occupational need in north western Alberta
  •   have experience or education in the health care field
  •   have completed a minimum of one year of study in an accredited college or university
  •   demonstrate commitment and dedication to his/her work/education
  •   be a high performer
  •   show growth potential in his/her chosen profession
  •   provide a detailed budget to identify financial need (form available with the application)
  •   be prepared to sign a return for service agreement with Alberta Health Services for one year, (if the region does not have a need for the applicant upon completion of their program, the return for service agreement may be waived)

Application, cover letter, resume, 2 letters of reference, curriculum or course outline and any supporting documents (grades) which should set out how the candidate meets the above criteria must be submitted by April 30, 2020, to the address below. Click on link to download Dr. Phil and Vi Sunohara Surgical Nursing Fund Bursary Application

Grande Prairie Regional Hospital Foundation 10409 – 98 Street Grande Prairie, AB T8V 2E8 Telephone: (780) 538-7583 Fax: (780) 538-7597