(SAULT STE. MARIE, ON February 25, 2022) Earlier this year, the African Caribbean Canadian Association of Northern Ontario (ACCANO) announced a new scholarship program in support of Black post-secondary students in the Sault Ste. Marie community. Together with Sault College, ACCANO is excited to announce that four Sault College students have been selected as recipients of this inaugural scholarship for the winter 2022 term.
Congratulations Ijeoma Oaikena, Stephanie Iroguehi, Osa Laura Ukuegbe and Vimbai Muridzi. The four students will each receive $500 towards their post-secondary education.
Each wrote inspiring essays demonstrating deep levels of community service as part of their submission for the scholarships. “Sault College is grateful for the support of ACCANO with the addition of this scholarship program.
These students have chosen Sault College for higher education and these scholarships will help them in achieving their post-secondary goals. Congratulations to our four recipients on this well-deserved honour,” said Dr. Ron Common, President, Sault College.
ACCANO is proud to be able to support these students and wish them all the best as they complete their studies at Sault College. For more information about the Scholarship Fund please email us at firstname.lastname@example.org. You can also visit our website at https://accano.ca. ACCANO Bringing People Together!
About Sault College:
The vision of Sault College is to provide a transformative life experience through empowering those who study with us to think and learn in progressive, innovative ways, including those we have not yet imagined. Sault College grants Ontario College certificates, diplomas, advanced diplomas, graduate certificates, and degrees to its graduates. The College is the largest deliverer of apprenticeship training in all of Northern Ontario. Sault College has a significant economic impact on the community, with spin-offs in excess of $355 million. Over $2 million dollars in scholarships, bursaries and awards are distributed annually to students at the College. Located on the border to the United States and situated in the middle of three of the largest Great Lakes on the planet, in the traditional territory of the Anishnaabe, Sault College is one of 24 publicly-funded colleges in the province of Ontario.