PEI Status of Women Announces Recent 2018 Bursary Winners

L-R: Yvonne Deagle, PEI Status of Women Chairperson with Walaa Nasry, winner of the Diane Kays Memorial Bursary.

Congratulations to UPEI/AVC student Walaa Nasry, 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. The bursary remembers past Council Chairperson Diane Kays, who was a strong voice for vulnerable women and families on PEI.

 

L-R: Yvonne Deagle, PEI Status of Women Chairperson with Rosette Bobo, winner of the Inge Blackett Memorial Bursary.

Congratulations to Holland College student Rosette Bobo, 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. This bursary remembers past Council Vice-Chairperson Inge Blackett, who when she died was the last Holocaust survivor on PEI.


The deadline to apply for the 2019 bursaries is October 15, 2019.

More info: Bursary webpage / En français

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