The Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships are awarded on the basis of academic excellence, proven leadership skills and involvement in school and/or community activities.
The scholarship is a renewable entrance award, valued at $17,000 for the first year and $11,000 for each of the next three years. Applicants must be Canadian citizens and be entering the Foundation Year Programme at the University of King’s College. Recipients who make satisfactory academic progress will be automatically renewed for the award.
2018 Donald R. Sobey Family ScholarshipsTo apply for this award, please complete the following:
- an application form by January 15
- your high school transcripts by March 1
- Four copies of an original essay, on the following topic:
“If liberty means anything at all, it means the right to tell people what they do not want to hear.” — George Orwell
To a maximum of 1000 words, provide an argument in support of, or against, George Orwell’s statement.
Deadline: Postmarked by January 15 for the attention of:
Awards and Information Coordinator
Office of the Registrar
6350 Coburg Road
Halifax, NS, B3H 2A1
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