Bursary for the Descendants of William Bull (1803-1884)
Description: This $500 award was established in April 2017 by Stan and Helen Buell, with the intent to help a descendent of William Bull with their post-secondary education.
William Bull (1803 - 1884) was born in Thomastown, Kilkenney, Ireland and was the fourth child of nine to James Bull (1772) and his wife Jennie Steves. In 1816, the family immigrated to Canada and settled at Port Hood, Cape Breton. William married Margaret McNeill (1812) had three sons, James, John, and William, before migrating to PEI in 1838. They first lived at Cape Bear before obtaining 100 acres in White Sands, Lot 64, where they raised nine children. Williamï¿½s descendants married into many of the families in Lot 64 and there are many descendants in PEI. The Bull family name was changed to Buell about 1917 but some of the family retained the name Bull.
Criteria: Applicants must be PEI resident who are accepted full-time into one of Holland College's programs. Applicants must demonstrate that they are a descendant of William bull (1803-1884). Financial need will be a secondary consideration. Students must apply for the award. Applications to include a completed Application Form including the Financial Information section, and provide details referencing their lineage as a descendent of William Bull (1803-1884). Applications will be reviewed by a selection committee appointed by the College Registrar
Applies to: All programs
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