Applications for the Pontiac Bursaries are still open for a few days in order to help students in the region to pursue their higher studies through funding or a scholarship.
Former recipient of this annual initiative, Travis Narlock, from Otter Lake, shared how the scholarships have benefited him throughout his post-secondary journey.
In 2020, the Pontiac Bursaries will award 24 scholarships of $ 1,000 to Pontiac students in several fields, including: health sciences, art, agriculture, community service, university studies.
Mr. Narlock graduated from the University of Ottawa in 2018 in biochemistry. In a message to future Pontiac students, he explained how post-secondary studies enabled them to broaden their horizons.
The deadline for submitting an application to the Pontiac Bourses is August 14, via info boursesdupontiac.ca. More information is available at www.boursesdupontiac.ca.
The full interview with Travis Narlock is available here.