Kristen Beaton - VON Memorial Award
Open to full-time or part-time students who will be graduating from Continuing Care at any campus where the eligible program is offered.
Students must demonstrate
- Financial need
- How they are inspired by Kristen’s spirit and legacy: how their service, commitment and acts of care and compassion have and will go above and beyond the call of duty and inspire others
- How they work within their community to give back to ensure their community is a better and safer place for all
- Good academic standing
- In order to be eligible to apply for this award, students must be graduating from their program this spring
About the award
This award was made possible by the Victorian Order of Nurses (VON). The Kristen Beaton – VON Memorial Award is in honour of the life and work of CCA, Kristen Beaton. She was a devoted wife, mother and CCA with VON for over six years. This award recognizes the meaningful contributions of a graduating student whose service, commitment and acts of care and compassion have gone above and beyond the call of duty and inspired others. The student awarded possesses VON’s values of respect, compassion and excellence which were embodied in Kristen.