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|Status:||Current 2nd Year|
|Occasion:||Deans' Academic Honours and Awards Night|
|Process:||Selected by the Scholarships and Awards Committee|
|Description:||Awarded to a student in the UPEI School of Nursing who has the highest academic achievement in his or her first year of study and who is not already on scholarship. The successful student must be returning to the second year of the program at UPEI.|
|Background:||This annual scholarship was established by Cordelia Harrington Ramsay-Butler. Mrs. Cordelia HarringtonRamsay-Butler, a native of Spring Valley, PEI, attended Prince of Wales College and later entered Nursing atthe Prince County Hospital, Summerside, where she received her RN degree. Mrs. Harrington Ramsay-Butler servedon staff at the Prince County Hospital as head nurse for 11 years prior to going to Medicine Hat, Alberta,where she accepted a supervisory position in the Maternity Win g of Medicine Hat General Hospital. Later, sheand her husband moved to Los Angeles, California, where she accepted a position at the Good Samaritan Hospitaland worked there for several years. Also, she became Director of Nursing at the California Hospital inExtended Care. Later, she retired for a few years then went to work at Queen of Angeles Hospital in LosAngeles for 7 years until retirement in 1986. In establishing this scholarship Mrs. Harrington Ramsay-Butlerstated "I wish to assist worthy students to enter this rewarding profession."|
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