Comox Valley or Campbell River women who have graduated from secondary school or equivalent can receive a hand-up with their post-secondary studies.
Thanks to the Canadian Federation of University Women – Comox Valley, two students will receive a bursary of $1,500 respectively.
The organization has been awarding bursaries since 1986 with funds raised by investments, member’s donations and special events.
A candidate must be a full-time student entering the second or subsequent year of a first degree program at an accredited Canadian university or college, or transferring from a first or second year at college to an accredited Canadian university to complete a degree, explained member Amy Yakimyshyn.
The bursaries are particularly for women who require financial assistance to continue their eduction. Applicants will be asked about their need for the bursary, long term goals, personal interests, awards and volunteer work.
The 2016 recipients of are Kenzie Hanson and Natalie Doust.
The bursaries are administer by the CFUW Comox Valley members. The application deadline is June 15, and are available online at sites.google.com/site/cfuwcv.
For more information, contact Yakimyshyn at firstname.lastname@example.org.