March 30, 2017 - Elgin County, ON - Created to honour long-time United Way employee
Betty Want, the 2017 Betty Want scholarship is now open to all graduating high school
students in St. Thomas and Elgin County. The $1,000 scholarship is awarded to a
student who has shown exemplary leadership through volunteerism in the community.
Last year’s scholarship winner was Karen Rakowicz of St. Thomas.
Students interested in applying must complete a 500 word essay detailing their history
of volunteer work and community leadership, a letter of support from a community
organization, and an application form available from their school's guidance department.
Application packages must be postmarked or received by Friday, April 28, 2017 at
United Way Elgin-St. Thomas Suite 103-10 Mondamin Street, St. Thomas, ON. N5P 2V1.
Incomplete applications will not be considered. For more information about the scholarship,
Community Impact Coordinator Phone: 519.631.3171