Adult students awarded NLHC scholarships
Three Newfoundland and
Labrador Housing Corporation (NLHC) adult tenants have been awarded
scholarships to financially assist them in continuing their
post-secondary education. Each year, NLHC provides scholarships valued
at $1,000 to adult tenants in the Avalon/Eastern, Central and
Western/Labrador regions of the province. The Honourable Paul Shelley,
Minister of Human Resources, Labour and Employment and minister
responsible for NLHC, today announced the recipients of the 2006 Adult
"As an adult, making the
decision to return to school takes courage and dedication," said
Minister Shelley. "I applaud the commitment shown by these three
scholarship recipients in pursuing their academic goals and wish them
every success in their respective program of study."
NLHC’s adult scholarship
recipients for 2006 are:
Denise Bradley -
Avalon/Eastern Region. Denise is currently enrolled in the community
recreation and leadership program at the College of the North Atlantic
in St. John’s.
Elaine Ryan - Central
Region. Elaine is pursuing a bachelor of arts degree at Memorial
University in St. John’s.
Swarit Garg -
Western/Labrador Region. Swarit is taking the business administration
program at the College of the North Atlantic in Stephenville.
Recipients of the NLHC adult
scholarships are selected through interviews that assess initiative,
need and community experience.
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