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 bursary, 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)