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TORONTO, Oct. 10, 2023 — On Wednesday, October 11, TELUS Friendly Future Foundation will officially announce the launch of Canada’s largest bursary fund, the TELUS Student Bursary, supporting students facing financial barriers impacting their ability to enroll or continue their education. Created through a $25 million endowment gift from TELUS, along with an additional $25 million commitment in fundraising from TELUS Friendly Future Foundation, TELUS Student Bursaries are awarded annually to youth between the ages of 17 and 29 who are accepted into, or attending, any undergraduate degree or diploma program at any Canadian college, university or polytechnic institute, enabling youth across the country to access higher education.
To learn more visit friendlyfuture.com.
Details of the event:
Who: Photo opportunities and interviews:
When: Wednesday, October 11, 2023
Where: TELUS Harbour
About TELUS Friendly Future Foundation
TELUS Friendly Future Foundation is a Canadian registered charity that believes all youth, regardless of circumstances, deserve an equal opportunity to reach their full potential. By funding more than 500 charities each year that provide education and health programs, many enabled by technology, along with providing educational bursaries, TELUS Friendly Future Foundation is helping more than 2 million youth in communities across Canada build skills, gain confidence and feel a sense of belonging. In 2022 alone, we provided more than $10.6 million in grants to charities across the country.
For more information on TELUS Friendly Future Foundation visit friendlyfuture.com.
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