Nancy Llewellyn Pediatric Nursing Bursary Reference

One continuing education bursary is awarded annually to a Registered Nurse who exemplifies the professional attributes of Nancy Llewellyn RN and who intends to pursue a career in pediatric nursing. The purpose of the bursary is to assist nurses currently working in pediatrics to pursue a continuing education activity directly related to their practice, teaching, and/or management role. Programs may include a BN or MN program, conference, management course or certification program.

Value: up to $500

Application Deadline:  October 15

Note: Due to the impact of COVID-19 restrictions, the continuing education bursary criteria have been modified for the Fall competition such that the requirement that activities/events occur from July to December has been removed. Applications will be accepted for CE activities/events completed in 2021.


References are accepted from a registered nurse* in a leadership position who can speak to the applicant’s motivation and initiative with regard to their nursing practice and how the applicant demonstrates the qualities of Nancy Llewellyn, RN:

  • caring and dedicated to nursing,
  • outgoing personality and demonstrates and enthusiasm and joy for life, 
  • sensitive to the needs of children and especially understands their fears, 
  • demonstrates a positive attitude towards a child's ability to heal and overcome illness, and 
  • demonstrates verbally and non-verbally to children and their families gentleness, kindness and compassion.


If you are providing a reference for an applicant, please review the Reference Requirements Document  prior to starting the reference form. 

References can be completed using the Reference Form. Letters of reference will not be accepted. 

References must be submitted by the application deadline in order to be considered. 

*References are accepted from non-nurses in situations where the applicant’s manager/supervisor is not a registered nurse.

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