We are pleased to announce that the Croatian-Canadian Scholarship Fund has awarded three (3) scholarships and three (3) bursaries for the 2017/2018 school year. The funds have been awarded in order to help further the education of full-time post-secondary students in Canada.
Congratulations to each of the recipients!
Ivana is working towards her PHD in Computer Science at the University of Waterloo. She holds a Bachelor of Science in Computer Science from the University of Zagreb, Croatia and a Master of Science in Computational Neuroscience from Berlin, Germany. Ivana has organized events aimed at improving the quality of the academic environment for female graduate students including workshops that are targeted for individuals who would benefit from the knowledge of programming, but do not have an opportunity to learn within their workplace or academic curriculum.
Ivana is majoring in Honours Planning with a minor in Environmental Assessment at the University of Waterloo. Amongst other community volunteer activities, Ivana is a volunteer at Waterloo’s Sustainable Campus Initiative and Planning Student Association. She is on the Dean’s Honors List and has received Honourable Mention for the Jack Rosen Memorial Award for Environmental Innovation.
Nicholas is currently a student at the University of Western, Ivey Business School studying Engineering and Business. Nicholas is a mentor in the Ivey Consulting Club and a pro bono consultant for the United Way of London and Middlesex. He is a member of the Ivey Case Competition Club and the Western Croatian Club.
Damien is a student at McMaster University studying Electrical Engineering. Damien is a member of the McMaster Solar Car Team as well as the Golden Key International Honors Society. He is on the Dean’s Honour Roll and is competing in the McMaster Sumobot Competition, a robotics organization that challenges students to design their own autonomous fighting robots, which are pitted against each other in tournament-style, one-on-one wrestling matches.
Liam is majoring in Bio-Medical Science at the University of Guelph, upon completion of his degree he will pursue a career in Optometry. Liam is an active volunteer at The Riverside Glen and Arbour Trails Retirement Home as well as the coach and captain of his own intramurals team. He is the recipient of several honours and awards and a founding member of the Guelph Croatian Students Association.
Ana is majoring in Honours Health Sciences with a minor in Psychology, Biology and Chemistry at Wilfred Laurier University. On campus Ana is a member of Habitat for Humanity and Laurier Team Up Against Concussions while outside of school she volunteers at the Waterloo Wayside Centre. Ana aims to pursue a Masters of Epidemiology and Biostatistics and excel in a career in Public Health.
The Croatian-Canadian Scholarship Fund is a joint program developed and administered by the Croatian-Canadian Library and the Canadian-Croatian Chamber of Commerce.