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Edward J. McAdam & Rena C. McAdam Memorial Education Award - MEd or PhD Indigenous
Faculty: Education
Grad Studies at UPEI
Occasion: Convocation
Process: Recommended by Faculty of Education. No application is necessary for this award. Please contact Jo Smith ( to submit your name for this award.
Scholarship Type: Award
Description: One award (minimum $1,000) will be granted to a M.Ed or PhD student completing a thesis with an Indigenous theme. If there a no qualifying candidates, the award will be granted to a B.Ed student with an interest in the area.
Background: Rena C. (Reid) McAdam passed away in April 2017 and her husband Edward predeceased her in July, 2005. Rena was a graduate of the Prince Edward Island Hospital School of Nursing and served on the board of the Terrae Bay Hospital. Edward and Rena were residents of New Dominion, PE and spent many years in Terrace Bay, Ontario. Rena and Edward were devoted to companion animals, education and support to the QEH in Charlottetown. Rena was very generous in her Will, leaving a considerable gift to UPEI to establish scholarships for Education and Nursing students, and support to AVC for companion animals. As per her Will and in honour of Rena?s gifts, these scholarships have been established.
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