This bursary was established in 1995 by the donations from the North Cariboo Chapter, RNABC. Valerie Dyck (nee Morgan), a long time resident of Quesnel and a well known nurse at G.R. Baker Memorial Hospital, who died December 20th 1984. The Val Dyck Memorial Bursary was originally established in 1985 by the Quesnel Ladies Curling Club. In 1986 the funds were transferred to the Registered Nurses Association of British Columbia – North Cariboo Chapter – in Quesnel. Subsequently, in 1995 RNABC transferred the funds to RNFBC. The bursary was established to provide financial support for Quesnel residents/students pursuing nursing education.