Photo: Margaret Scott Nursing Home staff, circa 1938.
FIRST SCHOLARSHIP FUNDS AT THE WINNIPEG FOUNDATION: Margaret Scott Nursing Mission Fund Margaret Scott Samaritan Club Fund – Myra Inkster Fund
DATE CREATED: Dec. 7, 1946
CRITERIA: Distributed annually to a nursing student at the University of Manitoba
ABOUT: The Margaret Scott Samaritan Club was created in 1905 “to minister to the necessities of the sick poor of the City of Winnipeg, to maintain hospital wards, and for the care and rehabilitation of those suffering from tuberculosis.” The Club was wound up in 1946 at which time its funds were transferred to The Winnipeg Foundation. Since then, the amount distributed annually has grown substantially.
ORIGINAL SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: $200
2019 SCHOLARSHIP AMOUNT: $2,750
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