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Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship

Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship

Call for applications

Are you a current or former patient at the IWK Health Centre who is currently entering any year of post secondary studies? You may be eligible for the Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship

If you would like to apply, or know someone who would benefit from this opportunity, we’d love to hear from you!

Apply for the Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship

Evaluation

As you prepare your application, it is important for you to have a reference point of how your application will be evaluated by the Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship Selection Committee. Points are covered in your essay and the two required endorsement letters. 

  CRITERIA (%)
  Minimum school average of 75 20%
  Why the IWK is special to them 20%
  Community involvement (both with IWK & beyond) 30%
  Hopes & dreams for the future 5%
  How the scholarship will make a difference to them 25%
  TOTAL 100%

Submitting your application

Deadline for application is April 27, 2018

Please submit all applications to: 

IWK Foundation
B220-5855 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS B3H 4S2
Attention: Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship

Questions?

For full details, please see our scholarship application or contact the Foundation at (902) 470-8085 or 1-800-595-2266, or email foundation@iwk.nshealth.ca

About the Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship

The Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship Fund was created by a group of dedicated donors interested in paying tribute to the Shaw family for their long-term commitment to making the world a better place. Specifically, Robbie and Jean love the IWK and they believe in the potential and passion of every young person  to make a meaningful difference, in part, thanks to a strong educational foundation. IWK children and youth have a special place in Robbie and Jean’s hearts because of their long term professional and volunteer experience with the IWK Health Centre and the IWK Foundation.

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