History of Nursing Writing Prize for 2015

January 10, 2015

Eligibility: Open to undergraduate and graduate students, from any faculty, at Canadian universities and community colleges.

Value: $500, a one year membership in the Allemang Society, and an opportunity to publish your paper in our newsletter
Deadline: June 30, 2015
Criteria for submission
The paper may deal with any topic in the history of nursing in any period and in any country.
Papers should be a minimum of 8 pages and maximum of 25 pages in length.
Papers may be submitted by email or in hard copy. Electronic copies should be in Microsoft Word and include academic affiliation, address, and telephone number. Those submitting hard copy should send 3 copies: one copy only with name, academic affiliation, address, telephone number and email.

Send papers to:
Lynn Kirkwood
Email: lkirkwood@cogeco.ca


Lynn Kirkwood
117 MacCampbell Dr.
Perth, ON
K7H 0A3

Previous Winners of the Margaret Allemang Writing Prize

August 16, 2014

The Writing Prize has been awarded for over 10 years.


The winners are Catherine Haney RN MScN for her paper “Professional Abortion Discourse and American Nursing Practice 1962-1972” and Laura Jablonski BN for her essay “Saskatchewan Air Ambulance Flight Nurses, 1940s-50s: An Historical Enquiry.”

Catherine is at the University of British Columbia and Laura at Trinity Western University.  Winners each receive $250 and a year’s membership in the Society. We wish them all success in future endeavours.

Earlier years

Contact the Margaret Allemang Society for details.