Helen McCrae Award

March 20, 2015

Helen McCrae Award for Nursing Students
A programme of Soroptimist International of Vancouver, B.C. in memory of Soroptimist Helen McCrae, former Dean of Women at the University of British Columbia, who was a strong advocate for women’s education.

News: May 13, 2020Club Awards $7K to Nursing Students

Thank you to our 2020 Helen McCrae Award Committee. We received thirty-five exceptional applications and the committee has now awarded five Helen McCrae Awards and one SI Vancouver Nursing Award for outstanding achievement in inclusion and academics. These awards range from $1000 to $1500. … read more

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Have financial need;
  2. Be motivated to achieve your educational and career goals;
  3. Have completed the first year of the Nursing Programme;
  4. Have demonstrated leadership skills and a strong ability to put theory into practice;
  5. Have achieved a minimum 3.0 grade-point average in the Programme;
  6. Include with your application two references, one of which must be from a member of the Nursing Programme faculty.

* Applicant cannot have won this award before.


The deadline for the Helen McCrae Awards is March 31st, 2020.

For further information please contact: helenmccrae@soroptimistvancouver.org.

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