Nursing Student Leadership Awards; accepted until March 8th!

Applications for Grace Senra-Fontes and Alumni Awards are now being accepted until March 8th 2019!

The Grace Senra-Fontes Memorial Prize

Established in 1989 by the graduating class (Class of ’88) in association with the McMaster University Nursing Society and the McMaster Nursing Alumni Executive in memory of Grace Senra-Fontes (Class of ’88) of Toronto. To be awarded to a student in Level IV of the Nursing program and who, in the judgment of the School of Nursing, best demonstrates excellence in scholarship and leadership, and has served as a valuable role model for those qualities deemed important to success in a nursing career.


Value: $250



The McMaster Nursing Alumni Memorial Prize

Established in 1984 and augmented in 2001 by the McMaster Nursing Alumni Branch to recognize graduates (Level IV students) from the McMaster University School of Nursing. To be awarded to a student who in the judgment of the School of Nursing, has demonstrated leadership while participating in undergraduate activities.


Value: $300


Application Instructions


To apply for either of these awards, please submit the following:

  • An explanation of why you are eligible for this scholarship
  • A curriculum vitae / academic resume (limit two pages), and
  • 2 letters of nomination from classmates


Applications can be submitted online to Katherine Hale at or dropped off in the School of Nursing to Katherine in HSC 2J34.


Please note: Application Due Date March 8, 2019

 Senura Jayatunge, 2018-2019 Awards and Scholarships Chair