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|Status:||Grad Studies at UPEI|
|Description:||Awarded to a graduate student who is interested in studying post-traumatic stress disorder (PSTD). Candidates must meet UPEI graduate admission criteria; identify a prospective supervisor; commit to studying post-traumatic stress disorder; and must not be receiving another major graduate scholarship of $5,000 or more. Preference is given to a mature student.|
|Background:||Robert (Bob) Borden (1921 - 2002) was born in Wolfville, Nova Scotia. Attended Lower Canada College inMontreal, Ashbury College in Ottawa and Cornell University before enlisting in the RCAF in which he servedduring World War Two as an aerial photographer. After the war Bob worked as a stockbroker in Montreal and abeef cattle farmer on Prince Edward Island. Upon his retirement Bob enjoyed working with the Central FarmersCo-op, various Island fishing co-operatives and the Prince Edward Island chapter of The Canadian ParaplegicSociety and was a great admirer of the work of the Coady Institute in Antigonish during the 1930s whichprompted him to send all three of his daughters to St. F.X. University. Priscilla (Mackinnon) Borden (1923 - 1999) was born in Montreal, the granddaughter of Justice Pierre-BasileMignault of the Supreme Court of Canada. Came out at the St. Andrews Ball in Montreal where she was voted MostPopular Debutante for her year. Graduated from the Congregation of Notre Dame Motherhouse as a bilingualsecretary and worked at Radio Canada in Montreal during the war years with such notables as Rene Levesque andMavis Gallant. Throughout her life Priscilla enjoyed her volunteer work with the Queen Elizabeth Hospital, TheP.E.I. Women's Institute, The Wo-He-Lo Club in Charlottetown and had many friends at the Belvedere Golf Clubwhere she finally attained her Hole-in-One in 1997. Bob and Priscilla enjoyed many outdoor sports throughout their lives but were perhaps happiest sailingtogether first on Lac-St.-Louis in Beaconsfield, QC and then at the Charlottetown Yacht Club. Their four children include Michelle (1953 - 2001), a popular junior high school teacher on P.E.I.; Pamela, alaw librarian in Charlottetown; Stephanie, a college fund raiser at the University of Southern Florida inTampa; and Alex, a corpora|
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