The Nurse Practitioner Bursary is a return service bursary of $9,000 or $18,000 per year for up to 3 years. It is an incentive to encourage nurse practitioners to practice in northern Alberta upon graduation.
You may receive a Nurse Practitioner Bursary if you:
- Have been a resident of Alberta for 12 consecutive months before the start of your program
- Are enrolled in a Nurse Practitioner program designated for provincial funding
- Plan to live and work in northern Alberta upon completion of your program and sign a return service contract
- Are considered a full-time student by your university