Miller Thomson Foundation Awards Scholarships Totalling $200,000 to Graduating High School Students Across Canada



    Thirteen years as a proud supporter of post-secondary education in Canada

    TORONTO, June 20 /CNW/ - The Miller Thomson Foundation's National
Scholarship Program is awarding $1,000 academic scholarships to 200 Canadian
students, bringing its total contribution to $1.95 million in scholarship
awards to 1,950 graduating high-school students since 1995. The award
recipients will be announced through an advertisement in the Globe and Mail's
Report on Business section on Saturday, June 23.
    "The Miller Thomson Foundation's National Scholarship Program was created
to recognize the achievements and aspirations of remarkable young Canadians,"
says Judson D. Whiteside, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer of Miller
Thomson LLP. "The scholarships encourage and promote the attainment of the
higher education goals of exceptional high-school graduates who have
demonstrated a high level of academic achievement and have made outstanding
contributions to their schools and communities. They can be applied to any
area of study at any Canadian university or college."
    Approximately 1,980 high school students from across Canada applied for
Miller Thomson Foundation Scholarships in 2007.
    The Miller Thomson Foundation is governed by a board of 30 prominent
members of Canada's business and education communities and co-chaired by The
Rt. Hon. John N. Turner, P.C., C.C., Q.C. and Gary G. Campbell, Q.C.

    Miller Thomson LLP is one of Canada's largest full-service national law
firms, with more than 500 professionals working from Toronto, Vancouver,
Calgary, Edmonton, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Markham and Montréal.
The firm provides business law, advocacy and personal legal services to
Canadian and international corporations, entrepreneurs, institutions,
governments and not-for-profit organizations.

    For a full list of our 200 Scholarship Recipients, please refer to
http://files.newswire.ca/272/2007-recipients.XLS or the Miller Thomson LLP
website under MT Foundation (www.millerthomson.com).
    For the Miller Thomson backgrounder, please refer to   
http://files.newswire.ca/272/New_Miller_Bkgrd_Eng.DOC





For further information:

For further information: To determine the media availability of current
and past award recipients, please contact: Lesley A. Lawson, Executive
Director, The Miller Thomson Foundation, llawson@millerthomson.com, (416)
597-4307; For further information about the Miller Thomson Foundation, please
contact: Judson D. Whiteside, Chairman and Chief Executive Officer, Miller
Thomson LLP, (905) 415-6701


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