For immediate release
July 30, 2009
KPU awards $10,500 in entrance scholarships to Langley students
(METRO VANCOUVER, B.C.) In recognition of outstanding academic standing and leadership, KPU awarded the following two Langley high school students with entrance scholarships: Blake Gervais from Langley Fine Arts School received the Honour Award valued at $7,000; and Caleb Grunert from Langley Fundamental Middle/Secondary School received the Merit Award valued at $3,500.
Nominated by a representative from their high school, the KPU Leaders of Tomorrow awards are given to top academic high school students who will be pursuing full-time studies at KPU. President’s Awards, Honour Awards and Merit Awards are awarded to four South Fraser region school districts including Richmond, Surrey, Delta and Langley. In total 12 awards were presented totalling $98,000.
KPU offers over $100,000 in scholarships and awards annually to students who are enrolling at KPU for the first time. Academic excellence, program of study, community/school involvement and volunteer activities are some of the factors in the selection process. Eligible students may be nominated by their school district representatives, in order to be considered for one of KPU’s Leaders of Tomorrow Entrance Awards. For more info, visit: kpu.ca/awards
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