The Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund Announces the Recipients of the
2010-2011 Scholarship

Four female MBA students each receive a bursary, internship, mentor, and WCM membership

TORONTO, April 28 /CNW/ - The Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund is pleased to announce its recipients for the 2010-2011 academic year. This program provides a $7,500 scholarship, a paid summer internship in the capital markets industry at one of the participating financial institutions, a mentor during the internship and final year of studies, and a one-year Women in Capital Markets (WCM) membership.

"The scholarship, mentoring, and internship programs build the practical skills and experience necessary to launch a successful career in capital markets," said Lisa Porlier, Chair of the Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund. "Over time, the program will augment the talent pool for the Canadian capital markets and finance industries."

The 2010-2011 Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund recipients are:

    
    -   Carla Aguirre, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University
    -   Agnes Zbroinski, Schulich School of Business, York University
    -   Katie Schwitzer, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of
        Toronto
    -   Annie Hejripour, Michael DeGroote School of Business, McMaster
        University
    

Candidates must be currently enrolled in a full-time 2-year MBA or joint MBA/LL.B program at Michael G. DeGroote School of Business, McMaster University, Joseph L. Rotman School of Management, University of Toronto, Desautels Faculty of Management, McGill University, or Schulich School of Business, York University. The scholarship winners must have demonstrated an interest in pursuing a career in the capital markets, as well as academic excellence, community involvement, and leadership capabilities.

To recognize WCM's 15th anniversary, the 2010-2011 Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund recipients have been invited to ring the opening bell at the Toronto Stock Exchange on May 6, 2010.

The Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund appreciates the generous support of its major founding sponsors: The Bank of Montreal, The Bank of Nova Scotia, CIBC, Merrill Lynch Canada Inc., Royal Bank Charitable Foundation/ RBC Dominion Securities Inc., TD Financial Group, and Fasken Martineau DuMoulin LLP.

About the Scholarship

This Scholarship honours the memory of Heather L. Main, a female visionary who entered the world of corporate finance on Bay Street in the 1980s. She is remembered for her intelligence, dedication, and generosity. The Scholarship was established in 1998 to promote the capital markets industry and to encourage qualified women, in participating Canadian graduate business schools, to pursue careers in the field.

SOURCE Women in Capital Markets (WCM)

For further information: For further information: Lisa Porlier, Chair of the Heather L. Main Memorial Scholarship Fund, (416) 304-1705, Lporlier@RussellReynolds.com


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