Bill Roberts Indigenous Reconciliation Award

Each year The Bill Roberts Indigenous Reconciliation Award will be awarded, in the amount of $500, to a student graduating either Grade 11 or Grade 12. The Award is to recognize, in the spirit of the Truth and Reconciliation Commission, a student’s efforts past, present, and future to build a meaningful bridge between the Mohawks of Bay of Quinte and Prince Edward County. The student will have attended Quinte area school, but must reside in Prince Edward County, and MAY have taken some of the following Indigenous Studies courses (check all that apply):
  • NAC1O – Expressions of Aboriginal Cultures – Grade 9
  • NBE3C1 – Contemporary Aboriginal Voices – Grade 11
  • NDA3M1 – Current Aboriginal Issues in Canada – Grade 11
  • NDW4M1 – Issues of Indigenous Peoples in a Global Context – Grade 12

How to Apply

This Bursary is not available in 2020, the funding has been redirected to the PEC Helping PEC Covid-19 Fund. It will be available again in 2021.

Should you have any questions about this application, please contact:
Executive Director
The County Foundation

The Bill Roberts Indigenous Reconciliation Award is made possible through a donation by a County Resident, Current PEC Councillor Bill Roberts.

Past Winners

  • 2018 – Ruby Gaudett – PECI going to University of Toronto
  • 2017 – Codie Goodman – PECI going to Lakehead University (Orillia Campus)

How to Contribute

Donate using a credit card through Canada Helps.

We can accept Interac e-Transfers sent to

The County Foundation can accept donations by cheque mailed to their office. However, at this time, to limit the possibility of infection, other electronic donation methods are preferred.

Mail cheques to:  
The County Foundation,  
Suite 103, 280 Main Street,  
Picton, ON  K0K 2T0

If you wish to donate marketable securities to this Fund, or the TCF, please contact Joanne Coker at BMO Nesbitt Burns and CC The County Foundation at  Tax receipts provided on the market value.  

Joanne Coker, Wealth Advisor, BMO Nesbitt Burns
BMO Picton
115 Main Street
Picton,  ON K0K 2T0
613-476-9794 or 1-800-647-3998

If you wish to donate foreign exchanges ($100 or more) to this Fund, or the TCF, please contact to make arrangements. Tax receipts provided on the converted value in Canadian Dollars.