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UPEI Student Adversity Award
Deadline: Oct-01 & Feb-01 each year
Occasion: Fall or Winter
Scholarship Type: Award
Description: Granted to current International UPEI students who have experienced unexpected hardship in the past year, which has greatly impacted their personal circumstances and capacity to continue their studies. Examples of unexpected hardship may be due to economic, financial, political, societal, family or personal events beyond the student's control. All student information provided in applications will remain strictly confidential; recipients will not be publicized or promoted in any manner. Eligible students must be in good academic standing from their most recent academic year, and must submit a personal statement that demonstrates the adversity they have faced and how they would benefit from this scholarship funding. Preference will be given to International students pursuing full-time studies.
Background: The University of Prince Edward Island initiated the UPEI Student Adversity Awards in 2018 to support UPEI students facing unexpected hardship during their studies.
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