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P. E. I. Gerontological Nurses Association (PEIGNA) 
Educational Award 

 The PEIGNA is pleased to be the sponsor of a number of Educational Awards available to members of PEIGNA to assist nurses to pursue studies and/or further education in gerontological nursing. These monetary awards are expected to assist with the cost associated with a member’s CNA Certification and CNA Re-certification, course work, research, or attendance at a workshop or conference in which the focus is gerontology. From year to year, Educational Awards may vary in numbers and amounts awarded - with the maximum being $500.00 per person. Total amount of awards will not exceed 20% of the bank balance of PEIGNA.

 

Preference will be given to applicants who:

  • Are practising in gerontological nursing and have shown an interest in pursuing a career in this field

  • Have not previously received an educational award from PEIGNA

  • Have been a member of PEIGNA for at least the past 2 years

 

Criteria for Eligibility:

  • Applicants must be registered with CRNPEI to practice nursing in P.E.I.

  • Applicants must be members of PEIGNA 

 

Application Procedure:

  • Completed Educational Award  application form

  • Evidence of acceptance and/or outline of description of proposed program; i.e.   application for certification/re-certification; copy of conference/seminar brochure

  • Applications must be received prior to Apr 15, 2021. Please send to Valerie Abd-El-Aziz:   vabdelaziz@upei.ca

  • Awards will be announced at the annual meeting each year

Applications will be reviewed by the PEIGNA Educational Awards Committee and successful applicants will be notified in writing.  

Executive

  NAME                                                                            POSITION                                                                                      EMAIL

Eileen Larkin                              Past-President                                                                      ealarkin@ihis.org

Valerie Abd-El-Aziz                    President/Scholarship Committee Chair                         vabdelaziz@upei.ca

Keara Bryanton                         Vice-President/ Education Committee Co-Chair             kearabyranton@ihis.org

Sheila Rix                                    Treasurer/ Education Committee Co-Chair                     tres.peigna@gmail.com

Lindsey Wallace                         Secretary                                                                               lawallace7484@gmail.com

 

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