Verna Kennedy Taylor Nursing Graduate Award

Nominations are due in the Fall term


  • Satisfactory Academic Standing
  • Faculty of Nursing
  • Nominee must be in their first or second year of the master's program
  • Nominee's program must be related to Public Health Nursing (including community, public health, or Aboriginal health)
  • Awarded on the basis of satisfactory academic achievement
  • Recipients may receive the scholarship more than once if successful in open competition
  • If there is no eligible Master of Nursing nominee in any given year, a full-time student in the Faculty of Nursing's PhD program will be considered
  • Open to Canadian citizens.
  • Open to permanent residents.
  • Open to foreign nationals holding Canadian study permits.
  • 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 FGSR 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 FGSR. 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 FGSR deadlines through GSMS.

Award Details


Endowed by Lorna Teare (sister of Verna)

Number of Awards


Award Type


Award Category

Department Specific