Post-secondary student scholarships
The provincial government has awarded $57,000 in scholarships to 54 students recognizing them for academic excellence in their postsecondary studies.
Among the students awarded scholarships was Tiffany Hollett of Lewin’s Cove, attending College of the North Atlantic. She received a $1,000 Centenary of Responsible of Government Scholarship.
Minister of Advanced Education and Skills Kevin O’Brien said “This financial assistance will support them in their studies, which will help meet a growing labour demand in Newfoundland and Labrador. These scholarships assist students and the province to ensure we have the highly qualified graduates needed for this fast-growing economy.”
Scholarships awarded include the Centenary of Responsible Government Scholarship, given by the Department of Advanced Education and Skills to students registered in a course of study at Memorial University, Marine Institute and College of the North Atlantic. Other awarded scholarships were the Senior Jubilee Scholarship, Dr. Vincent P. Burke Scholarship, Dr. Arthur Barnes Scholarship, Reverend Dr. Levi Curtis Scholarship, Dr. William W. Blackall Scholarship and the Ronald K. Kennedy Scholarship.
Mr. O’Brien indicated the provincial government is aiming to make post-secondary education affordable and accessible for students.