MScN > Financial Information & Awards
Tuition Waiver for the Masters in Nursing
If you are a nurse teaching Nursing at a college or university within the province of Ontario you are eligible for a tuition waiver upon presenting proof of employment.
This is a governement initiative (Ontario, Ministry of Training, Colleges and Universities) and it has been approved for 2009-2010 academic year.
For more information, please contact Graduate Program Assistant at 416-736-2100 x. 20362
Entrance Scholarship for Full-Time Students
You are eligible for an entrance scholarship if you are applying to the full-time thesis program, thesis option only, and if your GPA is B+ or higher.
Nursing Education Initiative
Students are encouraged to apply for funding from the Nursing Education Initiative through the Registered Nurses Association of Ontario. To apply, visit http://www.rnao.org.
For further information about educational grants, bursaries, and scholarships available to nurses in Ontario, please see the Pathways Education Guide (free to RNAO members).
Ontario Graduate Scholarships (OGS)
Applicants who achieved an “A” in the last two years of their undergraduate program are eligible to apply for an Ontario Graduate Scholarship. Those who are eligible must apply prior for the OGS prior to admission. The application is available at http://osap.gov.on.ca/eng/not_secure/OGS. The School of Nursing’s internal deadline for OGS applications is November 1st.
MScN Program Awards and Prizes
- Marcia Byrne Nursing Practicum Award
The award of $625 is intended to support MScN students enrolled in NURS 5400 3.0 - Advanced Nursing Practicum. Recipients will be students whose practicum proposal best demonstrates high potential for advancing the School of Nursing’s focus on patient-centred care. Recipients must be Canadian citizens, permanent residents or protected persons, an Ontario resident, and demonstrate financial need.
The deadline to submit your proposal for this award is two months before the practicum starts.
- Academic Excellence Award
Awarded to a graduate student in the School of Nursing for outstanding academic achievement for the highest cumulative grade point average in the graduating class.