William Laing Memorial Award

Value: 2 awards of $750
Application: Common

Renison University College values diversity and equity in our student body, and has designed this scholarship with the estate of William Laing to address historical and contemporary injustices that have created barriers to higher education for members of marginalized groups; particularly Indigenous, Black, and students of colour.

To be eligible for this award, a student must:

  1. have applied to full-time studies for Fall 2024 at Renison University College in the Bachelor of Social Work. 
  2. priority will be given to students from marginalized communities, as described above, who have experienced barriers to higher education.
  3. some consideration will be given to demonstrated financial need
  4. priority given to students who are first-generation applicants, where neither of the applicant’s parents or guardians have completed a university degree