Scholarships and Bursaries
G. Maxwell (Max) Kaye established the Kaye Funeral Home in Peterborough in 1946 at the age of 21, upon graduating from the Canadian School of Embalming in 1943. Mr. Kaye apprenticed in Cobourg and Peterborough, including with Nisbett Funeral Home in Peterborough, where he received his funeral director's license. Mr. Kaye then went to work for Comstock's Funeral Home before establishing the Kaye Funeral Home.
Mr. Kaye was very active in the Peterborough community. He served as President for various organizations including the Peterborough Senior Lacrosse Club, Kawartha Shrine Club, and the Canadian Automobile Association. He was an active member of the Peterborough Kiwanis Club for over 48 years. He was also active in many professional associations including the Ontario Funeral Service Association, and Bay of Quinte Funeral Director's Association. Mr. Kaye also held many memberships in service clubs and professional associations.
Max Kaye was born in Redmond, Oregon the son of a Presbyterian minister. He later moved to Saskatchewan and then settled with his parents in Ontario. Mr. Kaye passed away in June 1997 after a lengthy battle with cancer. He is survived by his wife, Nettie Kaye, and his two sons and a daughter.
Awarded to a returning domestic student, in any program within the School of Health and Community Services, at the Sutherland Campus, who has a GPA of 3.6 or higher and, demonstrates financial need.
* Student must have resided in Ontario for twelve months prior to beginning their post-secondary studies.