Grant Name: Nurses Recruitment and Retention Fund Conditional Grant for Manitoba’s Nursing Graduates







This program was established to encourage new graduates to relocate to rural communities in Manitoba, subsequently reducing the number of rural nursing vacancies.


  • Be a recent graduate from an approved program and within six months of initial registration as a Registered Nurse (RN), Registered Psychiatric Nurse (RPN), Licensed Practical Nurse (LPN), or Registered Nurse Extended Practice (RNEP).
  • Be willing to relocate to a site in rural or northern Manitoba (outside of Winnipeg or Brandon).
  • Have written confirmation of employment in a permanent or term nursing position of 0.6 equivalent full time (EFT) or higher. Casual positions do not qualify for the grant.
  • Be willing to return service for a period of twelve months.
  • Be a Manitoba nursing graduate.
  • Submit application forms and all documentation to the Nurses Recruitment and Retention Fund, within 6 months of initial registration with their nursing college as an RN, RPN, LPN, or RNEP.

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Manitoba, Canada
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