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Edward J. McAdam & Rena C. McAdam Memorial Nursing Scholarships in Community
Faculty: Nursing
Occasion: Fall
Process: Recommended by Faculty of Nursing
Scholarship Type: Award
Description: One (1) scholarship will be granted to a student in their second year of study in the two year Accelerated BScN program or their fourth year of study in the four year BScN program who is in good academic standing and has demonstrated community leadership and volunteerism while maintaining satisfactory clinical practice.
Background: Rena C. (Reid) McAdam passed away in April 2017 and her husband Edward predeceased her in July, 2005. Rena was a graduate of the Prince Edward Island Hospital School of Nursing and served on the board of the Terrae Bay Hospital. Edward and Rena were residents of New Dominion, PE and spent many years in Terrace Bay, Ontario. Rena and Edward were devoted to companion animals, education and support to the QEH in Charlottetown. Rena was very generous in her Will, leaving a considerable gift to UPEI to establish scholarships for Education and Nursing students, and support to AVC for companion animals. As per her Will and in honour of Rena?s gifts, these scholarships have been established.
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