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G. Maxwell Kaye Memorial Bursary

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G. Maxwell Kaye Memorial Bursary

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.


Estimated Value

1 available in the Fall semester

Applying is Easy

Registered students with an active timetable are able to apply for all bursaries that are administered by the college though our single on-line bursary application.

By completing this application, you will be considered for all college-administered bursaries and scholarships for which you are eligible. To apply, log into myCampus (the student portal), and go to the Student Centre section. The Apply Now! button will open the on-line application as long as you have a valid SIN on file. If you do not have a valid SIN on file, you are required to provide proof of SIN (any government issued document with your name and SIN) and government issued photo-id at the Registrar's Office so your record may be updated. Please note that bursary applications will not be evaluated until after the application deadline date.

Financial Aid Contacts:


(705) 749-5530 ext. 1616

Claudia Byers
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1166

Debbie McEachern
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1669

Alannah Kennedy
Sutherland Campus (Peterborough)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 1176

Amy D’Silva
Frost Campus (Lindsay)

(705) 749-5530 ext. 3302

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