Katherine Pisesky Memorial Graduate Award in Nursing

Nominations are due in the Fall term


  • Satisfactory academic standing
  • Registered full time in a graduate program in Nursing, leading to entry to practice as a Nurse Practitioner
  • based on academic achievement
  • Given to a student with a demonstrated interest in urgent and or emergency care a student with a dependents and or students in the last two years of their program
  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • Open to applicants in doctoral programs.
  • Open to applicants in masters programs.
  • Open to applicants in course-based study programs.
  • Open to applicants in thesis-based study programs.

How to apply

By Nomination Only: Students should contact their department for details on their application process. Nominations are submitted to GPS by the Department (or Faculty). The Graduate Scholarship Committee makes the final decision.

Additional Information

Deadlines on this page are approximations. Departments may have their own internal deadlines for adjudicating awards before submitting to GPS. Please contact your department directly about deadlines.

The value and number of awards and scholarships are determined yearly and may increase or decrease. Departments can confirm the current value of open awards and GPS deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Endowed by Sharon and Rudy Pisesky, and their family and friends

Number of Awards


Award Type


Award Category

Department Specific