The Wessex Scholarship is presented annually to commemorate the visit by His Royal Highness The Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex to the IWK Health Centre in November 2015. A $5000 award, this scholarship recognizes the important role community service has played in supporting the IWK in providing exceptional care. The Wessex Scholarship is awarded to a deserving individual by the IWK Board of Directors.
Eligible applicants will be graduating from an Atlantic Canadian high school and entering a post-secondary health care degree level program at an Atlantic Canadian institution(eligible programs are listed in the attached application). This scholarship focuses on the impact of community service and as such, applicants should be active participants in their community. A minimum grade average of 80% is required.
Applications must be received or postmarked in full to the IWK by 4:00pm on Wednesday, April 24th, 2019.