Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation

Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation

June 01, 2006 13:55 ET

Canada Millennium Scholarship Foundation Excellence Award Laureates Recognized

WINNIPEG, MANITOBA--(CCNMatthews - June 1, 2006) -



EVENT: You are invited to attend a celebration to recognize 39
young Manitoba residents who have won a prestigious
millennium excellence entrance award for their
leadership, innovation, community involvement and
academic achievement. They were chosen from over 9,000
applications received in Canada.

His Honour, the Honourable John Harvard, P.C., O.M.,
Lieutenant Governor of Manitoba will make presentations
to the laureates. Ms. Marilyn Gadsby, Director, Canada
Millennium Scholarship Foundation will be a guest
speaker. Graham Trott, an excellence award laureate,
will also speak.

There are three types of entrance awards:

- national awards of $5,000, renewable for up to three
additional years, for a total of $20,000

- provincial/territorial awards of $4,000, renewable for
up to three additional years, for a total of $16,000

- one-time local awards of $4,000.

DATE: Monday, June 05, 2006

LOCATION: Fort Garry Hotel - Provencher Room
222 Broadway
Winnipeg, Manitoba


TIME: 5:00 p.m.


Contact Information

  • Kathy Hollands, ABC
    (306) 955-4571
    (306) 270-9631