One of the biggest assets to rural communities, are students returning to their hometown upon completion of their post- secondary studies. This provides great benefits to community and economic development, as recent graduates bring newly gained knowledge and fresh perspectives to tackle existing challenges. As small urban and rural communities plan for viable and sustainable futures, retaining and attracting talent is crucial.
Having worked with small municipalities across Canada for nearly 20 years, MuniSight is acutely aware of this need. With that in mind, we are proud to announce that we are sponsoring the Rural Communities Scholarship Program.
Two applicants will be selected to receive $500 award each, to go towards their post-secondary education. Recipients will be announced by September 17.
To be eligible for the scholarship, students must: