KBD Awards Annual Education Bursaries
To foster and encourage higher learning, KBD has awarded $48,000 in education bursaries to local students since 2006.
If you're a KBD student or employee, or child or grandchild of a current KBD employee, you may be eligible for an annual education bursary of up to $1,000!
Do YOU Qualify?
If you meet the criteria below, the answer is yes!
How to APPLY . . .
You will need:
Questions . . .
Education Bursary Presentation - TBA. Direct your questions to Cindy in Human Resources.
Note that successful applicants, once notified, must make themselves available to attend the Awards Ceremony in order to receive their bursary. Grants will be allocated at the discretion of the Board of Directors. Amounts may vary from year to year depending on quality and quantity of applicants.
2017 Bursary Recipients
Congratulations to this year's recipients who received a combined total of $6000 in bursaries to continue their post-secondary education! Each recipient submitted an essay sharing an interesting, unique, memorable KBD Experience that themselves, their Mom/Dad, or Grandparents have had.
Recipients included, from left to right, Will Casselman on behalf of his son, Jake Casselman (Grandson of Company Driver, Bill Duncan), Kaitlyn Geurkink (Administrative & Office Employee), Taylor Van Allen (Daughter of Company Driver, Mike Van Allen), and Hanna McLean-Duncan (Granddaughter to Mechanic, Pat McLean).
Jake is attending a Master's Program in Climate & Society Sciences at the Columbia University in New York City! Kaitlyn is returning to Algonquin College for her 3rd Year in the Business Administration Program! Taylor is attending Algonquin College for her First Year in the Veterinary Tech. Program! And Hanna took 1 Year of Pre-Health Science and has now moved onto her First Year in Bachelor of Science in Nursing!
Previous Years' Recipients