Are you a current or former patient at the IWK Health Centre who is currently entering first year of post-secondary studies? You may be eligible for the Robbie & Jean Shaw Scholarship.
The IWK Foundation invites applications for the Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship. This award consists of two non-renewable scholarships valued at $2,250 each.
Eligible applicants are current or former IWK patients who have an academic average of 75% or higher and who are entering their first year of post-secondary studies.
Applicants must submit a minimum 500 word essay answering the following question: How has your experience at the IWK impacted your life and shaped your goals for the future?
Please include the following points in your essay:
In addition, applicants must submit two personal references — one from a teacher and one from a representative at the IWK who is familiar with their care journey.
All pieces of your application must be received at the IWK Foundation by 4:30 p.m. on the application deadline. Please keep this timeline in mind when you are contacting your references; it is best to give them as much time as possible to complete their letters.
B220-5855 Spring Garden Road
Halifax, NS B3H 4S2
Attention: Robbie and Jean Shaw Scholarship
For full details, please see our scholarship application or contact the Foundation at 902-470-8085 or 1-800-595-2266, or email email@example.com
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 Health Centre 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 and the IWK Foundation.