The Gordon Wiebe Scholarships Program is projected to grant $79,000 in awards this year! This means that approximately 32 local students will benefit from our financial support. A minimum of 11 new recipients will be selected, and approximately of 6 of those will be GVSD high school students.
Going into the final stretch before the application deadline on February 28th, we are looking for young adults to take the leap of faith and apply for our scholarships for those hoping to pursue post-secondary education in the upcoming 2021 school year. Our focus is selecting young leaders. Students that have demonstrated leadership skills and community involvement in school, extra-curricular activities, and other volunteer opportunities.
Applicants must be:
Most of our students reach out to us during the school year to show their appreciation and thankfulness for the scholarship they have received. Our scholarship recipients come from all walks of life, and each of them have their own set of hardships to overcome as young adults. These students have explained that the awards have not only helped them with the financial stress of post-secondary education, but also has given them the confidence to keep pushing through the hard weeks knowing that they have the support of our foundation. There are people that believe they can do this and want to see them succeed.
Good luck to all of our scholarship applicants!