Noreen and George Corrigan Scholarship for (Single Mothers)
Description: Noreen and George Corrigan, both Islanders, for many years owned and operated Corrigan Lodge. Mr. Corrigan passed away in 2007 and the business continued under Noreen Corrigan's dedicated leadership and a deep personal concern for the residents of Corrigan Lodge. This scholarship fund was created to financially assist single mothers who have increased financial challenges when raising children as their family relies on a single income. It’s the hope of the founders of this scholarship that single mothers will be able to pursue their dreams through higher education and provide a better future for themselves and their children.
Address: Community Foundation of Prince Edward Island
Suite 105, 119-121 Queen Street, Charlottetown PE C1A 4B3
Criteria: The Noreen and George Corrigan Scholarships will be awarded annually to residents of Prince Edward Island who best meet the following criteria: aged 18 to 30; students are a graduate of a PEI high school and/or have a Grade 12 equivalent (GED and /or adult education upgrading) and intend to further their full time studies at an accredited Canadian post secondary institution; students must be a single mother not living in a common-law relationship; students must demonstrate financial hardship. For more information and for the application form, please visit the website at http://www.cfpei.ca/corrigan-singlemother.php This award is a renewable scholarship given to a deserving student who is a single mother who is attending a post- secondary institution. For example, a student in first year chosen to receive this scholarship may receive the award in the fall of his or her second year providing they have documentation from the post -secondary institution confirming successful completion of all course work. They would then usually receive the award in the fall of their third and fourth years providing successful completion of all course work annually; and then another recipient is chosen.
Note: You must be a PEI resident to apply for/receive this award.
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