THE CORNÉLIUS-BROTHERTON FOUNDATION REWARDS YOUNG GASPESIANS AND MADELINOTS WHO DECIDED TO PURSUE THEIR STUDIES IN THEIR REGION
Gaspé October 28, 2020. – The Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles Foundation carries on its mission by attributing its entrance bursaries for a thirteenth consecutive year. In all $ 6 500 – 13 scholarships – were awarded to secondary school graduates newly admitted to their first year at one of the four Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles campuses.
Fate smiled on 11 students from throughout the territory whose names were drawn as recipients of a $500 welcome scholarship. Even if the fund attribution program provides one bursary for each high school or adult education centre from its territory, some schools or centers are not present on the recipients list due to a lack of applicants.
One $500 french immersion scholarship was attributed to Kassandra Cormier-Duguay. Ariane Cloutier, a student at Gaspé Campus, received a $500 leadership scholarship for her remarkable involvement in her community.
Entrance schoaship program – Welcome: These scholarships are exclusively for graduates from each of the secondary schools or Adult Education Centre located in the Gaspésie-Îles-de-la-Madeleine administrative region or from ESSB territory who choose to enrol in a training program at one of the four campuses of the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles. One bursary is awarded following a random draw for eligible students in each of the polyvalent or Adult Ed. Centre. These $500 bursaries encourage young people to remain in the region.
Entrance schoaship program – Immersion: These scholarship are for students who undertake their college studies in total or partial immersion at the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles. It is valued as an incentive for students to become proficient in a second language. This year no candidate was eligible for the English immersion scholarship
Entrance schoaship program – Leadership: This scholarship is not awarded by means of a draw but selected by a special committee. It rewards a student for his or her exceptional involvement in extracurricular or community activities..- Registration required and form to be completed.
For more information, visit www.fondationcb.ca.
Cornelius Brotherton Foundation, Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles
William Mc Neil
Phone: 418-368-2201, ext. 1461