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M. Colleen Shaughnessy Student Bursary

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M. Colleen Shaughnessy Student Bursary

M. Colleen Shaughnessy worked in Academic Administration at Fleming College for 24 years, in the capacity of Department Chairman and during her final 7 years as Academic Dean of Community Services and Health Sciences.

Colleen also served as a Director on the Board of The Five Counties Children's Center; a Director on the Board of Community Services at the Ontario Hospital in Kingston Ontario; an elected member of the Council of the College of Nurses of Ontario; a Director of Pineridge, Kawartha, Peterborough District Health Council; Chairman of the Planning Committee for Long Term Care at the Local District Health Council; and a Board member with the Fleming College Foundation.

As Chairman of the Diploma Nursing Program at Fleming, she was responsible for the transfer of Nursing programs from Peterborough Civic Hospital and St. Joseph's General Hospital to College. The Practical Nursing program (formerly the Nursing Assistant program) was also transferred by Colleen from Ross Memorial Hospital in Lindsay to Fleming.

Colleen's family has established this bursary to assist students of the Practical Nursing program in continuing to contribute significantly to the bedside care of patients in a wide variety of health care settings.

Awarded to a domestic female full-time student in the Practical Nursing Program at the Peterborough campus who demonstrates financial need.

* Student must have resided in Ontario for twelve months prior to beginning their post-secondary studies.


Estimated Value

1 available in the Fall semester

Applying is Easy

Registered students with an active timetable are able to apply for all bursaries that are administered by the college though our single on-line bursary application.

By completing this application, you will be considered for all college-administered bursaries and scholarships for which you are eligible. To apply, log into myCampus (the student portal), and go to the Student Centre section. The Apply Now! button will open the on-line application as long as you have a valid SIN on file. If you do not have a valid SIN on file, you are required to provide proof of SIN (any government issued document with your name and SIN) and government issued photo-id at the Registrar's Office so your record may be updated. Please note that bursary applications will not be evaluated until after the application deadline date.

Financial Aid Contacts:


(705) 749-5530 ext. 1616

Claudia Byers
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1166

Debbie McEachern
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1669

Alannah Kennedy
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1176

Amy D’Silva
Frost Campus (Lindsay)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 3302

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