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Office of Aboriginal Initiatives

Office of Aboriginal Initiatives Celebrates Student Bursary Recipients of the SUNDANCe Award

Mar 17/14

Contact:

Melissa Ireland | 519-884-1970 ext 4190

Wilfrid Laurier University's Office of Aboriginal Initiatives is pleased to announce the recipients for the 2013-2014 SUNDANCe Aboriginal Award. One thousand dollars each were awarded to University of Waterloo student, Alicia Blore, and Laurier students Marie Louise Larivière and Kristy Dockstader. These students received the SUNDANCe bursary, an award presented to Aboriginal Students attending Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Waterloo, or the University of Guelph and who have demonstrated active involvement in the Aboriginal community.

Senior Advisor: Aboriginal Initiatives, Jean Becker, emphasized the importance of giving back to the aboriginal community, " The local Aboriginal community conceived of and raised the funds for the SUNDANCe award to help support our students achieve a university education. We are so pleased to award it to our students each year who are making a difference in the community and who are important  role models for our youth. ".

For further details about the SUNDANCe Aboriginal Award, please follow the link below. https:///forms_detail.php?grp_id=2548&frm_id=1650

To be eligible for the SUNDANCe award, students must be a full-time Aboriginal (First Nations, Status, Non-status, Inuit or Métis) student who is attending Wilfrid Laurier University, the University of Waterloo, or the University of Guelph. This award was established to recognize Aboriginal students who give back to their communities.

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