PEI Status of Women Announces Recent 2016 Bursary Winners

L-R: Mari Basiletti, Chairperosn presents a cheque to Melissa Smith, winner of the Diane Kays Memorial Bursary.

L-R: Mari Basiletti, Chairperson presents a cheque to Melissa Smith, winner of the Diane Kays Memorial Bursary.

Congratulations to Holland College (Wood Manufacturing-Cabinetmaking) student Melissa Smith, the recipient of the Diane Kays Memorial Bursary. The $500 bursary is for a woman-identified student in a post-secondary program at UPEI, Holland College, or Collége de l’île (formerly called Collège de l’Acadie) who is pursuing a field where women are under-represented or who is an active advocate for women’s equality.

L-R: Mu Wah, winner of the Inge Blackett Memorial Bursary with Mari Basiletti, PEI Status of Women Chairperson.

Congratulations to Mu Wah, winner of the $500 Inge Blackett Memorial Bursary for a woman-identified student who entered Canada as a refugee and is pursuing education or training. The bursary remembers past Council Vice-Chairperson Inge Blackett, who when she died was the last Holocaust survivor on PEI.

And thanks to Melissa for the beautiful cutting board she made from maple and walnut.

And also thanks to Melissa for the beautiful maple/walnut cutting board she made.

 

 

 

The deadline to apply for the 2017 bursaries is October 15, 2017.
More info:  Bursary webpage / En français

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