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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 Program at the University of King’s College. Recipients who make satisfactory academic progress will be automatically renewed for the award.

2019 Donald R. Sobey Family Scholarships

To apply for this award, please complete the following:

  • the application form by January 15
  • your high school transcripts by March 1
  • four copies of an original essay, on the following topic:
    Pauli Murray (1910-1985, Baltimore, Maryland) was a life-long civil rights advocate who served as a lawyer, college professor, deputy attorney general, and ordained minister.  Discuss the following quote in 500 words:
    “True community is based upon equality, mutuality, and reciprocity. It affirms the richness of individual diversity as well as the common human ties that bind us together.”

Deadline: Postmarked by January 15 for the attention of:

Catherine Read
Awards and Information Coordinator
Office of the Registrar
6350 Coburg Road

Halifax, NS, B3H 2A1
Fax 902.425.8183

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