Jillian Leslie – Student Award Recipient

Jillian is attending MacEwan University and is working towards becoming a Hearing Aid Practitioner. Jillian received funding from the Smart and Caring Student Award Fund.

“The task of starting down a new career path as a mature student is daunting. Being granted this award
has not only aided me financially but mentally, as I feel I also have the support of my community. I truly
appreciate being awarded the Smart and Caring Student Award Fund. I respect this community and what it has to offer students. Grande Prairie is sometimes mislabeled as a transient oil town. This city has a beautiful history of entrepreneurs, is filled with many kind citizens that are involved in this community, and who have deep roots here. Being the recipient of this award has brought me so much joy and gratitude. Thank you for your kindness Grande Prairie Community Foundation and donors.”

We are excited to share we have a newer portal that is more barrier free to help students apply for funding and to cut down on time spent applying!

Student Award Applications will open for the 2023/2024 school year this coming Spring! Visit – https://buildingtomorrow.cloudstudio.ca/student-awards/ for more information.


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