Bursaries available through YWCA Peterborough Haliburton

The Haliburton County Echo | By Mike Baker

YWCA Peterborough Haliburton is offering women who have experienced gender-based violence the opportunity to pursue a new career.

Applications for the 2021 Hazel Education Bursary have been opened, with Kim Dolan, executive director of the YWCA Peterborough Haliburton, noting there are two bursaries – one for $2,500 and another for $1,500 – available this year.

The bursaries are intended to help women reach their goals through education or training. To qualify, women must have experienced barriers related to the impact of violence and abuse, have a dream to strengthen their economic security, be a resident of Peterborough or Haliburton County and seek to further their formal or informal education, or develop skills. (Read more…)