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Colin F. MacDonald Scholarship
Maximum Amount: $1000.00
Current 1st Year
Occasion: High School Graduation (June)
Process: recommendation by the Athletic Department
Scholarship Type: Scholarship
Description: Awarded to a high school student entering UPEI who has an expressed interest and involvement in the UPEI Women's Hockey Program. Preference to a student entering the Business Administration program.
Background: Colin F. MacDonald graduated from the University of Prince Edward Island in 1973 with a BBA degree. Colin enjoyed a varied career in banking beginning with TD Canada Trust in Montreal as a management trainee. Colin rapidly moved through the ranks of administration, personal lending and as branch manager. In 1980 Colin moved into commercial credit training in Halifax and became manager commercial credit in the Atlantic regional office. In 1990, Colin was appointed by TD's Board of Dir ectors to the position of assistant general manager and then manager of the Fredericton branch in New Brunswick. It was under Colin's leadership that TD Bank became a major force in the Fredericton market. Colin transferred to Ontario in 1992 to assume the role of vice-president and manager of the Guelph Commercial Banking Centre. The last 14 years of Colin's career was spent in Guelph, Ontario where he assumed the leadership role as District Vice President. As a tribute to Colin's commitment to the principles of leadership and 33 years of dedication to TD Bank, TD Canada Trust and the Ontario Central Leadership Team established an endowment fund to support the Colin F. MacDonald Scholarship at the University of Prince Edward Island. Colin, his wife, Brenda, and their two children reside in Ontario and vacation in PEI. Colin and Brenda have also contributed to this fund to ensure its growth.
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