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Dr. Ninian N. LeBlanc Alumni Award
Maximum Amount: $2,200.00
Entering 1st Year
Application Form: Application Form
Deadline: 1-Mar
Scholarship Type: Award
Description: Awarded to a PEI high school graduate entering first year who has a strong academic record, a demonstrated financial need, and who is not already on a renewable scholarship. This award is renewable for four years consecutively, provided they maintain full-time registration status and the academic requirements of 75% in first year and 80% in subsequent years.
Background: In 1999, Dr. LeBlanc's colleagues in the Faculty of Science, together with the Alumni Association of the University of Prince Edward Island, created this award through a donation to UPEI to honour Dr. LeBlanc's outstanding contribution to UPEI and to continue his life's work; assisting students achieve their educationalgoals. Dr. Ninian LeBlanc taught biology to thousands of students during his thirty years as a professor at Prince ofWales College and UPEI. Dr. LeBlanc's personal com mitment to his students, and his dedication to establishinga high standard of excellence for PEI's new University, were outstanding. The award will be presented at Deans' Honours & Awards banquet in October to a deserving first-year UPEI student who is a graduate of a Prince Edward Island high school, has a strong academic record, and is notalready on a renewable scholarship.
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