Health Sciences scholarships


Douglas College Nursing Scholarship The Douglas College Nursing Scholarship was established to reward students enrolled in the General Nursing Program. Recipients must have a minimum GPA of 3.5.

John Oliver Ritchie Memorial Scholarship The John Oliver Ritchie Memorial Scholarship, established in 2007, is meant to recognize Douglas College General Nursing students who show promise and outstanding commitment to the program. It honours the 30 years of work and dedication of John Oliver Ritchie to the Faculty of Nursing.  He was a respected and much loved instructor and mentor to hundreds of students over the years. This scholarship, created in his memory, serves to assist semester one nursing students as they claim their place inside their chosen profession.

Mary Fewster Memorial Nursing Scholarship (See graduation scholarships) Rotary Club of New Westminster Nursing Scholarship Established in 2002 by the Rotary Club of New Westminster to provide a scholarship to General Nursing students.



Psychiatric Nursing

Philip Lowry Memorial Scholarship

The Philip Lowry Memorial Scholarship was established in his memory, in 2009, by his family. Philip was a graduate of the Douglas College Psychiatric Nursing Diploma program. The purpose of this scholarship is to support students graduating from the Psychiatric Nursing program who have demonstrated academic excellence.