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William F. Whetung Memorial Student Bursary

Scholarships and Bursaries

William F. Whetung Memorial Student Bursary

William F . Whetung was a man of the Curve Lake First Nation. Throughout his life, he was committed to improving the public education system and encouraging native youth to pursue their educational goals. William (Bill) was involved with the Lakefield and Peterborough School Boards for over 35 years. He was a member of the Fleming College Board of Directors and was Chair in the early 1980s. The Whetung Theatre at Fleming was dedicated in his honor. Bill was also the first Band Administrator for Curve Lake, serving from 1967 to 1982.

Awarded to a self-identified aboriginal full-time returning domestic student (First Nations, Inuit, or Metis) in any program who 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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