MSVU, SMU, UBC receive donations toward student bursaries and scholarships

April 7, 2022
Mount Saint Vincent University, Saint Mary’s University, and the University of British Columbia have each recently received donations to support student bursaries and scholarships. SMU has received a $3M gift from the Durland Learning Foundation and the Durland Family to A World Without Limits: The Campaign for Saint Mary’s University to establish the Durland Scholarships in Graduate Research to support graduate entrance scholarships. The University of British Columbia’s School of Biomedical Engineering has received a donation to create the McEwan Family Entrance Award as well as a $1M donation toward the construction of a cutting-edge facility to support students in education and entrepreneurship. At MSVU, a new fund that provides financial supports for Indigenous students has been established by a $500K donation from Scott McCain and Leslie McLean, which was matched by the university. CBC (MSVU) | MSVU | SMU | Newswire (UBC) (NB | NS | BC)