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Hilda Ramsay Fund Application

The NDP PEI Hilda Ramsay Award of $500 will be granted to a female identified student who exemplifies excellence in pursuing study at UPEI or Holland College.

Preference will be given to a student in financial need with a demonstrated interest in social justice, women/diversity studies, Indigenous, environmental studies, political studies, or trades.

 

Background: In 1951 Hilda Ramsay, of Indian River, PEI, became the first women to run for a seat in the Legislative Assembly of PEI. She represented the Co-operative Commonwealth Federation, later renamed the New Democratic Party (NDP). As a community minded person, Hilda Ramsay served as provincial president of the Women’s Institute, the Catholic Women’s League, the Island Drama Festival, and was a recognized actress and winner of a Canadian Drama Award.

Please submit the following documents with the completed application form:


  1. A copy of enrollment to UPEI or Holland College
  2. A statement of your financial situation
  3. A personal statement of 250 words or less to demonstrate your interest in social justice, women/diversity studies, Indigenous, environmental studies, or political studies. You can include career goals too.
Additionally, you can send your submission to:
81 Prince Street
Charlottetown, PE
C1A 4R3

DECLARATION
: I declare that the information I have provided on this application is true and complete.
Click or drag a file to this area to upload.