Lynne Currie Legacy Bursary


The Lynne Currie Legacy Bursary is open to students from the Pemberton and District area

The Pemberton and District Health Care Foundation is proud to present a $2,000 bursary awarded annually to assist a student pursuing a career in health care. Should a student withdraw or transfer out of program in the same year, an equal portion of the refund would revert back to the Pemberton and District Health Care Foundation

Eligibility Criteria

  1. Resident of Pemberton and surrounding communities (or graduated from area).
  2. You must be enrolled in a diploma/degree program 2nd year in Health Care field.

Application process

Submit letter detailing the following:

*Applicant’s academic history to date

*Applicant’s financial  need

*Employment goals after completing program

*Email letter and contact details to

What to Expect

Applications will be accepted until May 15th each year and bursary will be awarded June 15th. The successful applicant will have the amount directly paid to the Canadian institution of enrolled program.



Lynne Currie spent much of her extensive 45 year nursing career working throughout the Sea to Sky corridor. Her career took her from acute care nursing in Squamish General Hospital to home and community care serving Whistler, Pemberton, Mt Currie and beyond. Lynne was an extraordinary caregiver, educator, co-worker, leader and friend. Her family always remained her driving force and the mark she left on this world will never be forgotten.

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