JASLEEN Bahia from Britannia Secondary in Vancouver, who will be participating in the Loran Scholars Foundation’s National Selections in Toronto on February 1 and 2, has a chance to earn a Loran Award valued at $100,000 over four years for undergraduate studies in Canada.
Jasleen is among the top 88 of 5,089 candidates, based on evidence of character, commitment to service in the community and leadership potential. She was nominated by her school and has already gone through a day of regional interviews, the Foundation informed The VOICE on Wednesday.
After the National Selections, the Loran Scholars Foundation will grant 34 Loran Awards. The Loran Award includes annual stipends, tuition waivers from a partner university, mentorship, summer-internship funding, as well as annual retreats and forums.
If not selected as a Loran Scholar, Jasleen is still eligible to receive a $5,000 finalist award.