Since 1995 $3.15 million has been awarded to 2,750 students
TORONTO, June 20, 2012 /CNW/ - The Miller Thomson Foundation's National Scholarship Program is awarding $3,000 academic scholarships to 100 Canadian students, bringing its total contribution to $3.15 million in scholarship awards to 2,750 graduating high-school students since 1995. The award recipients will be announced in the Globe and Mail's Focus 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 Gerald Courage, Chair of the Miller Thomson Foundation. "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 1,600 high school students from across Canada applied for Miller Thomson Foundation Scholarships in 2012.
The Miller Thomson Foundation is governed by a board of 25 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 over 470 lawyers working from Vancouver, Calgary, Edmonton, Saskatoon, Regina, London, Kitchener-Waterloo, Guelph, Toronto, 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 Scholarship Recipients, please refer to the Miller Thomson LLP website under MT Foundation (www.millerthomson.com)
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To determine the media availability of current award recipients, please contact:
Lesley A. Lawson, Executive Director, The Miller Thomson Foundation
For further information about the Miller Thomson Foundation, please contact:
Gerald Courage, Chair
Miller Thomson LLP