2016 Rose Nolan Scholarship winner Haylea Clyne is a member of Brokenhead Ojibway Nation in Manitoba. She will be entering her 4th year in the Bachelor of Nursing program at the University of Manitoba.
It was not an easy journey for Haylea as she struggled for many years feeling insecure about herself while she was in school. When she was finally ready to make some changes she applied to Adult Education but had a difficult time getting into university; however, with a great deal of effort and persuasion she entered on a conditional acceptance. That year, Haylea made the Dean’s honour list and was featured in a pamphlet for the aboriginal Nursing Cohort. Furthermore, she was asked to speak during orientation.
Haylea is the 2016/2017 University of Manitoba, Nursing Students Association Indigenous Representative and is a member of PACT which mentors first year university students who are pursuing a nursing degree. Finally, Haylea is a member of the University of Manitoba’s Aboriginal Students Association.