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Wessex Scholarship


The Wessex Scholarship was 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 $5,000 award, this scholarship recognized the important role community service has played in supporting the IWK in providing exceptional care.

The Wessex Scholarship is no longer being offered. Thank you to all the applicants and congratulations to our four winners:

  • 2016: Amelia English
  • 2017: Holly Mathias
  • 2018: Maria MacDonald
  • 2019: Kianna Benson