Indigenous Students from Fort St John receive scholarship awards from Irving K Barber BC Scholarship Society

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FORT ST. JOHN, B.C. – More than 600 Indigenous students have received over $1.8 million in awards from the Irving K. Barber B.C. Scholarship Society.

Out of the more than 600 students, a number of students from Fort St. John have received scholarship awards.

Receiving an undergraduate award from Fort St. John includes Tiffany Spahan, Sage Birley, and Madison Van Will.

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Brettany Makuch of Fort St. John received a masters/doctoral award.

The Society’s Indigenous Student Awards program is funded from the returns on a $10 million endowment fund established by the Province of British Columbia in 2007, and subsequent grants totalling over $9 million made by the Province to enhance and expand the fund over the past 10 years.

A full list of recipients can be found on the Irving K. Barber B.C. Scholarship Society’s website.

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