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Edward J. McAdam & Rena C. McAdam Memorial Education Award in Financial Need
Maximum Amount: 500
Faculty: Education
Occasion: Fall
Process: Recommended by Faculty of Education. No application is necessary for this award. Please contact Rebecca Gallant ( or Jo Smith ( to submit your name for this award.
Scholarship Type: Award
Description: Two awards (minimum $500 each) will be granted to students in the B.Ed, M.Ed or PhD in Education program that is in the greatest financial need.
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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