Established in 2009 through an estate gift, this prize is offered to students of James Fowler High School and is awarded to students who have demonstrated diligence, perseverance, and commitment.
Estate of Robert E. Burns
James Fowler High School
Field of Study
Open to students registered in grade 12 at James Fowler High School who are completing the requirements of a high school diploma. The award is presented to students who have demonstrated diligence, perseverance, and commitment in any area of achievement.
Applicants are required to submit a brief statement of no more than 500 words sharing how they feel they have demonstrated diligence, perseverance, and commitment.
Applicants are also required to submit a letter of reference from a teacher/school official nominating them for this award and supporting the student’s diligence, perseverance, and commitment.
Online application available at www.educationmatters.ca. Applicants should check with their guidance office for more information and are encouraged to discuss their application with the Scholarship Coordinator at their high school.
Selection & Payment
School-specific. Selection committee will consist of staff from James Fowler and an EducationMatters representative. Recipients will be selected and notified in June. Payment will be made to the student.