Helen McCrae Award

March 20, 2015

Helen McCrae Award is the award that supports students to achieve their educational & career goals in Nursing

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.

Eligibility Requirements

  1. Have financial need;
  2. Be motivated to achieve your educational and career goals;
  3. Will complete the first year of your Nursing Program (BSN or RPN) in 2022;
  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 your Program.

* Applicant cannot have won this award before.


The deadline for the Helen McCrae Awards is March 31st, 2022.

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

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This year we received 37 exceptional applications and the committee has now awarded five Helen McCrae Awards. The awards range from $1500 to $2000. … read more