The University of Guelph recently announced the 2020 recipients for the President’s and Chancellor’s Scholarships, the University’s top entrance awards for incoming undergraduate students.
Among the recipients are two incoming Lang commerce students, Grace Wylie (Management, Co-op) and Daniel Neiterman (Accounting, Co-op).
Grace Wylie received a Lincoln Alexander Chancellor’s Scholarship, which recognizes top students who have made significant community contributions and who are Indigenous, a member of a visible minority or a person with a disability. Grace helped found a safe school space for students and led an Indigenous studies club to promote broader understanding of First Nations issues. She mentored with the Big/Little Sister program and recruited donors for Canadian Blood Services, all while captain of the volleyball team and running drama and dance events.
Daniel Neiterman received a President’s Scholarship, which recognize high school achievements, leadership abilities and citizenship activities. Daniel received the Navy League of Canada Medal of Excellence for community service with various organizations. He organized concerts to raise money for HIV/AIDS research, volunteered for a school leadership camp, and founded a Jewish culture club and was inaugural president of the National Congregation of Synagogue Youth.
The President’s and Chancellor’s Scholarships are worth $42,000 over four years and include an opportunity for a summer research assistantship worth an additional $9,000. Recipients are teamed with a faculty mentor in their academic discipline.
Congratulations, Grace and Daniel!
More information about the entrance awards, including a complete list of recipients, can be found on the University of Guelph’s news page.