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The St. Lawrence College Foundation has an ongoing commitment to enhancing our program of student bursaries and scholarships. As the costs associated with post-secondary education continue to increase, the demand has never been greater for financial aid. Bursaries and scholarships can make a real difference in the life of a student, and can assist them in achieving their academic and personal goals.

Donor Nights are held on each of our three campus communities in the fall to bring donors together with the students they've helped. In addition, graduating students receive scholarships at our convocation ceremonies.

Donors are involved in the naming of the bursaries and scholarships, their direction toward a particular campus or academic program, and are invited to work with our Alumni and Donor Relations Officer to develop selection criteria.

Awards typically fall under one of two categories:

Endowed Awards
Endowed awards are created when a specified minimum amount of capital is invested. The interest generated each year is drawn off and presented perpetually. The endowed principal remains untouched.

Annual Awards
Annual awards are established when a sponsor commits to donate a specified minimum amount of capital each year for a minimum of three years. The entire amount is presented each year. Sponsors supply a letter of intent to fulfill their pledge for a specified number of years.

Donor Night

To find out more about how you can support these funds or an area of your personal interest through an annual gift or monthly credit card donation, contact Janine Foster, Manager, Alumni Relations and Annual Giving at jfoster@sl.on.ca or x1343. For information about creating an endowment, please contact Marie Miller, Senior Development Officer at mgmiller@sl.on.ca or x1910.