Your RPNF Invite! April 2019 Issue

See the April 2019 edition of  “Your RPNF News” for your Invitation to join us on May 16, 2019 including information about the Annual General Meeting and Reception. Congratulations to the Scholarship recipients and those who will be receiving Awards of Excellence in Psychiatric Nursing Practice.

Read Your RPNF News 2019 April here

RPNF Annual General Meeting and Reception

Thursday, May 16, 2019
1670 Portage Avenue, Winnipeg, Manitoba

Schedule – Thursday, May 16, 2019
3:00  Annual General Meeting of the Registered Psychiatric Nurses Foundation.
(open to all)
3:30  CRPNM Annual General Meeting sign in.
(Call to order at 4:00)
4:30  CRPNM Speaker
Presented by:
Beatrice Campbell, BSW, RSW
Topic: Indigenous Health – Patient Services & Assembly of Manitoba Chiefs – Patient Advocate Unit 
5:30:  RPNF Awards Reception (Cash Bar – Appetizers – $10)
6:00:  Program begins
Presentations of 2019 RPNF:
– Scholarships
– Awards of Excellence



Apply Now for 2019 RPNF Scholarships

RPNF Scholarships applications will be accepted until January 15, 2019 and are to be completed on the RPNF website. No Late applications will be considered.

Applicants will be notified of the results by April and the Scholarships will be awarded at the May 2019 Awards Reception.

  • Financial need is NOT considered in the criteria;
  • 3 scholarships are currently available nationally (Crawford, Osted, and McCormick/Henry);
  • 4 provincial scholarships are available within Manitoba (Kelly, Barnett, Armstrong and Fitzsimmons);
  • 3 are undergrad scholarships (Osted, Kellie, and Armstrong);
  • The undergraduate awards are limited to students preparing to become Registered Psychiatric Nurses in an approved 4 year undergraduate psychiatric nursing degree program;
  • 3 graduate awards are available to RPNs who are pursuing a Masters or PhD (Crawford, Barnett, & McCormick/Henry);
  • 2 awards may be used by RPNs for continued certificate studies (Fitzsimmons, and McCormick/Henry);
  • 1 award is reserved for continuing studies in the area of Seniors Mental Health (McCormick/Henry)
  • 1 award can be used to support an RPN who is presenting or has presented a paper at a conference (Fitzsimmons)

APPLY HERE for the National Scholarships.

APPLY HERE for the Manitoba Scholarships.

Your RPNF News! October 2018 Issue

See the October 2018 edition of “Your RPNF News”. Read about the application process for the 2019 Scholarships. The RPNF scholarships promote academic excellence in both undergraduate studies within an approved psychiatric nursing education program, and with further psychiatric nursing education Edition.

You will also meet the current RPNF Board of Directors, review their profiles and read News from the Board in this edition.

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