TRU students share $50,000 in scholarships

22 students will receive entrance scholarships and awards towards post-secondary education at Thompson Rivers University in Williams Lake.

  • Jun. 3, 2013 9:00 a.m.

A total of 22 students will receive entrance scholarships and awards towards post-secondary education at Thompson Rivers University in Williams Lake, reports Jacquie Johnston, lakecity campus marketing and recruitment co-ordinator.

Two scholarships of $5,000 and 20 awards of $2,000 will be given out to local students during the secondary school graduations in June.

Successful applicants were required to meet academic criteria as well as demonstrate leadership and service within their community.

The TRU Grit Committee, a group of business professionals who champion the TRU Williams Lake Campus, raised $50,000 for scholarships and awards through two well-attended galas.

The money will be awarded to local students attending post-secondary education at the Williams Lake TRU campus in the form of scholarships and awards.

For more information regarding the TRU Williams Lake scholarships and awards contact Jay Cheek at 250-392-2911.