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New scholarships reflect lasting values

The Kitchener-Waterloo Cluster of Rotary Clubs has partnered with the University of Waterloo to provide scholarships for students who focus their studies on peace. 

The Bob Weber Memorial Rotary Peace Scholarship – Bob Webergranted to a student in the Master of Global Governance program based at the Balsillie School of International Affairs – is one of three awards created by Rotary for the 2013-14 academic year. It was named after a Kitchener-Conestoga Rotarian who recently passed away, and who deeply valued the organization’s mandate to promote peace worldwide.

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International experience builds community connections

Photo of Ingrid Schiller

While German Studies alumna, Ingrid Schiller’s heart is rooted in a 31-year history with the Waterloo Region community, her experience in travel with the International Exchange Program demonstrates that for Ingrid, the meaning of ‘community’ knows no international boundaries or borderlines.

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