Current Scholarships

The following are the Community Foundation of P.E.I. scholarships currently accepting applications. Please apply using the on-line form provided for each.

The application deadline for ALL these scholarships is MAY 1, 2017

 

Architects’ Association of PEI Scholarship

Estimated award: $2,000

This Scholarship Fund was established by the Architects Association of PEI in 2004 to help Island students pursue degreed studies (bachelor, masters, doctoral) leading to a career in the field of architecture. Award determined by an external award selection committee.

Criteria:

  • PEI High School Graduate
  • Enrolled in full-time studies in a Canadian or American architectural degree program
  • Has completed at least one year and is continuing in an undergraduate or post graduate degree program in Architecture
  • Demonstrates academic achievement, performance in projects, design ability, leadership ability, and concern for the welfare of others
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Arthur and Theresa MacDonald Charitable Trust

Estimated award: Five scholarships of $1,000

This Scholarship Fund was transferred to the CFPEI in 2011 by the committee of the Arthur and Theresa MacDonald Trust. The income from the funds assists Island students who are in a PEI post-secondary program and who could benefit from financial assistance. Awards determined by CFPEI Granting Committee.

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Christian Gavard Memorial Scholarship

Estimated award: $1,000

This memorial Scholarship Fund was established by the parents of Christian Gavard in 2012 in order to honour Christian and provide a scholarship each year to a deserving graduate from Bluefield High School. Award determined by an external award selection committee.

Criteria:

  • Bluefield High School graduate who enrolled in a post-secondary institution
  • demonstrated involvement in music and performing arts
  • demonstrated inspiration, encouragement and support of peers
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Dr. Gerry Barrett Dental Assoc. of PEI Legacy Fund

Estimated award: $840

This Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by the Dental Association of PEI and transferred to the CFPEI in 2010. The fund was created in honour of Dr. Gerry Barrett, an esteemed long-time Island dentist. The award is granted to an Island student enrolled in a Dentistry program at Dalhousie University. Award determined by an external award selection committee.

Criteria:

  • Island resident
  • student entering their third or fourth year in Doctor of Dental Surgery or equivalent program at Dalhousie University

Note: Please contact the Dalhousie Faculty of Education Dental School for application form.

Gordon Doughart Memorial Award

Estimated award: $500

This Memorial Award was established by the parents of Gordon Doughart in 2016. Gordon was a talented Red Seal chef whose sense of humor, generosity and strong work ethic earned the respect and support of friends and co-workers. He was a very devoted husband and father. He enjoyed and competed in a variety of sports with a particular passion for hockey and golf.

Award determined by an external award selection committee.

Criteria:

  • high school graduate accepted to attend Holland College
  • student who has or whose immediate family has been impacted by cancer or
  • student who has provided significant volunteer service to support cancer research or to benefit a cancer patient
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Joseph Spriet Scholarship

Estimated award: $5,000

This Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 by the Province of PEI in honor of the tremendous contribution that Joseph Spriet made to the 2009 Canada Games Host Society. The award recipient will be in studies related to human services, business, sports or agriculture and who can dehours of volunteer work with sports and/or charitable organizations. Awards determined by CFPEI Granting Committee.

Criteria:

One of the following criteria:

  • a full-time post-secondary Island student who has a disability or
  • a second, third or fourth year Island student pursuing full time post-secondary undergraduate or
  • a post-graduate student pursuing masters and doctorate or
  • a high school graduate in the workforce for one year and enrolled in a post-secondary institution
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Lorne and Ruby Bonnell Scholarship

Estimated award: $1,000

This Scholarship Fund was established in 2000 by the late Dr. Lorne and Ruby Bonnell for a student pursuing M.SC. Award determined by CFPEI Granting Committee.

Criteria:

  • a graduating student from UPEI
  • accepted into a Canadian University for graduate studies in the masters of science field (Chemistry, Physics, Biology)
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Lowell Phillips Scholarship Fund

Estimated award: $750

This Scholarship Fund was established in 1989 and transferred to the Community Foundation of PEI in 1999. The fund was created by friends and associates of Lowell Phillips to honour and celebrate how Mr. Phillips faced adversity and courageously overcame challenges throughout his life. Awards determined by CFPEI Granting Committee.

Criteria:

  • a student with a defined physical disability
  • a resident of PEI*
  • enrolled in a post-secondary school

* An Island resident is a resident of PEI for at least 6 months plus a day prior to attending a recognized post­-secondary institution.

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Noreen and George Corrigan Scholarship Fund- Learning Disability

Estimated award: $2580

This renewable Scholarship Fund was established in 2013 by Noreen Corrigan, a Charlottetown business woman, on behalf of she and her husband George. This scholarship is awarded to an Island student with specific learning disabilities to attend a post-secondary institution.

Criteria:

  • Applicant is aged 18 to 30 years
  • PEI high school graduate or has a Grade 12 equivalent (GED and/or adult education upgrading) who is enrolled full-time at a Canadian post-secondary school
  • Documents a learning disability such as Dyslexia, Dyscalculia and or Dysgraphia. Conditions including AD/HD, Asperger’s Syndrome and other autism spectrum disorders, Cerebral Palsy, and psychiatric conditions do not alone qualify an applicant for this scholarship. Applicants with these conditions are welcome to apply but must also provide documentation of a specific learning disability.
  • Demonstrates financial need
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Noreen and George Corrigan Scholarship Fund- Single Mother

Estimated award: $1,720

This renewable Scholarship Fund was established in 2013 by Noreen Corrigan, a Charlottetown business woman, on behalf of she and her husband George.

Single Mother: Scholarship is awarded to a single mother who is enrolled in and/or attending a post-secondary school.

Criteria:

  • demonstrated financial need
  • PEI high school graduate or equivalent who is between the ages of 18 and 30 years’ old
  • enrolled in a Canadian post-secondary school
  • single mother not in a common law relationship
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Orin Carver Scholarship Fund

Estimated award: Five scholarships of $1,050

This Scholarship Fund was established in 1991 at the close of the Canada Winter Games to honour and recognize the leadership of Orin Carver who served as President of the games. Mr. Carver passed in 2001.

Awards determined by CFPEI Granting Committee.

Criteria:

  • a graduate of a PEI High School with a Grade 12 overall average of 75%
  • a student entering Holland College or UPEI
  • demonstrates a high level of excellence and leadership in either athletics, arts, community service or any combination
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PEI Protestant Children’s Trust Bursary

Estimated award: Awards up to $4,000

The PEI Protestant Children’s Trust Bursary was established by the PEI Protestant Children’s Trust in recognition of its long association with the care and education of Prince Edward Island’s Protestant young people. The Scholarship Fund awards are for Holland College students. First priority will be given to applicants with no living parents; second priority to applicants with only one parent; and third priority to applicants with parents not capable of providing financial support further education as required. Award recipient will receive 50% of the award on or before the start date of the program, and will receive the other 50% at the midpoint of their first year of their program, provided the Registrar confirms the student has good academic standing. Awards determined by CFPEI Granting Committee.

Criteria:

  • PEI high school graduate (or equivalent), within the last eight (8) years
  • First year student enrolled in a one or two year course at Holland College
  • A PEI resident for five years or more
  • Affiliation with a Protestant Church (note from Church agent), regardless of denomination
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St. John Lodge No. 1 – Ross Estates Bursary

Estimated award: Pool available $4,500. Amount awarded is based on number of applicants.

The St. John Lodge – Ross Estates Bursary was established by the estate of John and Muriel Ross, and transferred to the Community Foundation of PEI in 2012. This Scholarship Fund awards are granted to a direct descendent of a PEI Mason. Award determined by an external award selection committee.

Criteria:

  • a graduate of a PEI High School
  • attending a post-secondary school
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Stephen Turner Memorial Fund

Estimated award: $500

This Scholarship Fund was established in 2011 in honor of Stephen Turner, an activist in and devoted member of the political scene of PEI. Award determined by an external award selection committee.

Criteria:

  • a student enrolled in or attending UPEI, Holland College or Collège Acadie Î.-P.-É.
  • demonstrated leadership in or dedication to community or community groups
  • active in political organization(s) and/or community development initiatives demonstrated financial need
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Summerside-Natick International Friendship Hockey Fund

Estimated award: $500

In 2001, founding members of the International Friendship Hockey Series Committee established the Summerside-Natick International Friendship Hockey Fund. This Scholarship Fund provides a scholarship to a student, involved in the Summerside Area Minor Hockey Association, entering into their first year of post-secondary studies. Award determined by CFPEI Granting Committee.

Criteria:

  • demonstrated financial need
  • PEI high school graduate accepted at a post-secondary school
  • demonstrated involvement in the Summerside Area Minor Hockey Association
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TRH Duke and Duchess of Cambridge Legacy Scholarship Fund

Estimated award: Four awards estimated at $2,200 each

This Scholarship Fund was established in 2010 with initial funding by Mary Dunea and the Government of PEI to mark the visit of the Duke and Duchess of Cambridge to Prince Edward Island. Income earned from the fund provides scholarships to PEI students attending a PEI post-secondary institution. Students in financial need and who demonstrate leadership experience and volunteer support to causes attributed to the Royal couple, such as disadvantaged youth, military families, and conservation, may apply. Awards determined by CFPEI Granting Committee.

Criteria:

  • graduate of PEI high school
  • enrolled in an Island post-secondary intuition
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