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  • Who Qualifies?
  • Bursaries Available
  • Application Form

Who Qualifies?

A Bursary is a grant of money to a student in financial need.

To qualify for a Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund bursary the applicant must:

  • Be a resident of Gravenhurst (even if attending school in a different Town) or attending school in Gravenhurst.
  • Furthering their education at a post-secondary level which may include attendance at a university, college, trade school or other institution which leads to a degree, diploma or certificate upon completion.
  • Show a financial need.

Bursaries Available

Interest earned on investments of the Rotary Bursary Endowment Fund form the basis of the bursaries. Each Bursary will be for a minimum of $1,000.00.

For the year 2013, the bursaries below will be available, along with new bursaries to be announced soon.

For the year 2012 there were 11 Bursaries awarded:

  • The ‘Mary E. McSheffrey Bursary’ for $2,500.00
  • The ‘Agnus Lina Cook Bursary’ for $1,200.00
  • The ‘Everett and Florence Doherty Family Bursary’ for $1,000.00
  • The ‘Ross and Betty Franklin Bursary’ for $1,000.00
  • The ‘Terrance Haight Memorial Bursary’ for $1,000.00
  • The ‘Bill and Dora Rathbun Family Bursary’ for $1,000.00

There were 5 additional bursaries of $1,000.00 each awarded.

Application Form

To apply for the bursary, please use the form located below and follow the included instructions.

Download Bursary Application Form


  1. Hi! Question about the Bursary application. On the application it says it’s due June 30,2016… is it now June 30, 2018?

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