Applications are now being accepted at the Community Foundation of Prince Edward Island (CFPEI) for 3 different scholarship funds. This fall, the Foundation will be awarding up to $60,000 to Island students who are pursuing post-secondary education.
The St. Andrew’s Society Scholarships ($47,000 in total scholarships available) – Requirements for applicants include being a full-time university student in any of their first three years of university, a resident of Prince Edward Island, a Roman Catholic and of Scottish descent.
The PEI Protestant Children’s Trust Bursary ($12,000 in total scholarships available) – 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 Protestant students in financial need who will be attending Holland College as a full-time student in the fall.
The Hudson-Chouinard Scholarship (valued at $1,000.00) will be granted to a Prince Edward Island student who is working in the golf industry and will be attending a post-secondary institution (full-time) in the year following their employment (any post-secondary field of study). The successful recipient will possess strong leadership qualities and a strong sense of community with a mixture of good academic standing and involvement in extra-curricular activities (sports, music, community, etc).
All applications must be completed online. The St. Andrew’s Society and Protestant Children’s Trust Scholarships will close on October 31st, while the Hudson-Chouinard Scholarship closes August 31st.
The Community Foundation of PEI distributes funds to all corners of the community in arts and culture, education, health, social services and the environment. The Foundation currently manages over 100 individual funds with a combined value approaching $13 Million and works with its donors to realize their philanthropic goals, matching their interests with the needs of the community. In 2020, more than $500,000 will awarded to students and organizations.