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Abbotsford Community Foundation awards $354,000 to students

Almost 350 scholarships and bursaries presented

The Abbotsford Community Foundation (ACF) has allocated 347 scholarship and bursary awards totaling more than $354,000 to graduating students for their post-secondary education.

Student awards are funded by income from endowments and from annual donations.

“Thanks to the generosity of many community groups, companies and individuals, this year we have a record number of awards available to help students planning to continue on with their education – including university, college and training institutions – this coming fall,” said Wendy Neufeld, ACF executive director.

This year there are several new student awards, including CIBC Wood Gundy, GirlKIND, Letisha Reimer Legacy and Tri-Links System Inc.

The following high schools are part of ACF’s Student Awards Program: Abbotsford Senior, Abbotsford School of Integrated Arts (ASIA), Abbotsford Traditional, Bakerview Centre for Learning, Mennonite Educational Institute, Rick Hansen, Robert Bateman, W. J. Mouat and Yale.

For more information, visit abbotsfordcf.org, call Wendy Neufeld at 604-850-3755 or email wendyneufeld@abbotsfordcf.org.