Belleville, Ontario, August 24, 2017 – As part of its 50th Anniversary celebration Loyalist College has announced 50 awards for students returning to full-time studies this fall. The awards are valued at $500 each and are funded by a generous donation from the John M. & Bernice Parrott Foundation.
“Loyalist College truly appreciates the generous support of the John M. & Bernice Parrott Foundation,” said President Ann Marie Vaughan. “This donation will support the success of 50 students and help them achieve their goals, and is a wonderful way to recognize the 50th Anniversary of the College.”
Students are encouraged to visit myLoyalist.com for more information, and to apply before 12 pm on Friday, September 15. All programs are eligible for students with a minimum of 70 percent average in the previous year of studies. Demonstrated involvement in community/school activities is also required.
In addition to the 50 awards for returning students, incoming (first-year entry-level) full-time students who apply and pay their tuition fee deposit by August 25 will be entered into a draw to receive one of fifty $1,000 entrance awards. Winners will have $1,000 directly credited towards their 2017-2018 tuition and fees.
About Loyalist College
Located on more than 200 acres in the beautiful Bay of Quinte region, Loyalist College is a close-knit community where students and their success come first. Loyalist provides personalized attention in small classes, rewarding field placements and superior student services. To prepare students for in-demand careers, Loyalist offers more than 65 full-time programs; apprenticeships; and hundreds of online, distance and in-class courses, as well as opportunities for continuing education through more than 70 university transfer agreements. The College’s wide selection of advanced diplomas, diplomas and certificates aligns with market-driven disciplines including applied sciences, biosciences, building sciences, business and management studies, health sciences, human studies, justice studies, media, arts and design, and skills and technology. In Ontario, the College’s new Digital Media Centre and The Bay of Quinte Skills Centre, which is LEED® Silver certified, are training centres of choice for students, as well as College business and industry partners. The College is a key driver of the social and economic health and prosperity of the area and contributes 5.4 percent to the Gross Regional Product. This represents an overall effect on the regional economy of $530 million annually – based on a 2014 Report by Economic Modeling Specialists International (EMSI). For more information on the College’s Belleville and Bancroft campuses and Port Hope satellite location, visit loyalistcollege.com.
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