Marlene Fitzsimmons Scholarship

The Dr. Marlene Fitzsimmons Scholarship is named for the Founder and long time Board Member, President and strong supporter of the Registered Psychiatric Nurses’ Foundation, Inc. Marlene is a leader in the field of Psychiatric Nursing practice working tirelessly throughout her career with staff, clients, families and community partners to evolve a range of community based services promoting Recovery. In 2009, she became the first Registered Psychiatric Nurse to receive an honourary Doctor of Science degree when Brandon University conferred her that honour.

This annual scholarship (of minimum) $500.00 is awarded to a Manitoba Registered Psychiatric Nurse enrolled in a certificate program or who has presented at a conference.

The period for application is now over. Thanks for your interest! Applications for 2021 will open on October 1, 2020.