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Newfoundland and Labrador Housing awards annual scholarships

Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation's headquarters in St. John's. - @NLHousing (Twitter)
Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation's headquarters in St. John's. - @NLHousing (Twitter)

Newfoundland and Labrador Housing Corporation (NLHC) has announced the recipients of its annual scholarships for 2017.

Each scholarship is valued at $1,000.

NLHC has awarded 300 scholarships throughout the province to support adult tenants and children of tenants pursuing a post-secondary education since 1987.

Youth scholarships are awarded based on the results of the Department of Education and Early Childhood Development scholarship score, which is derived from a student’s performance on public exams.

Adult scholarships are awarded based on reviews that assess need, initiative, and community involvement.

Youth scholarship winners

- Mason Dawe, Stephenville, is a graduate of Stephenville High attending College of the North Atlantic.

- Morgan Faulkner, Bishop’s Falls, is a graduate of Leo Burke Academy attending Memorial University.

- Nicholas Grimes, Grand Falls-Windsor, is a graduate of Exploits Valley High attending College of the North Atlantic.

- Keshia Noseworthy, Bell Island, is a graduate St. Michael’s Regional High School attending Memorial University.

- Noah Robinson, Mount Pearl, is a graduate of Mount Pearl Senior High attending Memorial University.

- Allison Yetman, St. John’s, is a graduate of Prince of Wales Collegiate attending Memorial University.

Adult scholarship winners

- Kellie Beck, St. Lawrence, is currently attending Memorial University.

- Hillary Leights, St. John’s, is currently attending Dalhousie University.

- Matthew Parsons-Coady, Corner Brook, is currently attending University of New Brunswick.

- Liza White, St. John’s, is currently attending Eastern Academy.

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