The next deadline for applications is September 1, 2017. For more information about the application process, visit williscollege.com.

Willis College launches scholarship program for military spouses

In celebration of their 150th Anniversary, Willis College will be awarding $150,000 worth of scholarships over the next six years to Canadian military spouses.

Scholarship recipients will have an opportunity to pursue training in business, technology one of their locations in Arnprior, Smiths Falls or Ottawa.

Willis College presentation

“At Willis College we believe that military spouses are the strength behind the uniform and our heroes on the home front, says Rima Aristocrat, President and CEO of Willis College “It is important that they have an opportunity to further their professional development and pursue their career dreams.”

"By applying for this scholarship, military spouses have nothing to lose, and everything to gain."

The PMFRC is proud to be part of this initiative. "This scholarship will open doors for many spouses who have been unable to pursue their passions because of financial barriers," says Claudia Beswick, Executive Director of the PMFRC. "By applying for this scholarship, they have nothing to lose, and everything to gain."

Willis College Coin presentation

For more information about the scholarship - including eligibility, deadlines and how to apply - vist the Willis College website.

Photo One: Pictured from left to right: Chief Warrant Officer Bill Richards, Garrison Sergeant Major; Colonel Marc Gagné, Commander Garrison Petawawa; MP Cheryl Gallant; Rima Aristocrat, President and CEO of Willis College; Claudia Beswick, Executive Director, PMFRC; and Selina Robb, Board Chair, PMFRC

Photo Two: Chief Warrant Officer Bill Richards, Garrison Sergeant Major and Rima Aristocrat who is accepting a Commander's Coin from Colonel Marc Gagné, Commander Garrison Petawawa