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Wessex Scholarship


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 $5,000 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 each June by the IWK Board of Directors and the IWK Foundation Board of Trustees.

The Wessex Scholarship competition for 2017 is closed and we, along with the IWK Foundation, are pleased to announce Holly Mathias as our recipient. Congratulations Holly!

Thank you to everyone that submitted an application. It is very clear that Atlantic Canada’s health care future is in good hands. The work and learning being done by all of our applicants was impressive and impactful. Thank you for participating and for all that you are doing in your communities.

For more information contact rebecca.chapman@iwk.nshealth.ca 

2017 Wessex Scholarship Application Form