ORIGINALLY PUBLISHED 08/12/2015
Congratulations to this term’s WPIRG Community Builder Bursary winner: Jessie Penner!
Jessie is a third year Anthropology major at the University of Waterloo working towards a Bachelors of Social Work. She is passionate about fighting for equity, safety and respect for indigenous peoples in Canada and has volunteered with a number of organizations to this end including the Aboriginal Students Association, the White Owl Native Ancestry Association and the Aboriginal Student Center at Wilfrid Laurier.
About WPIRG’s Community Builder Bursary:
The bursary is valued at $500 and is awarded once in each of the fall and winter terms to two distinct undergraduate students enrolled full-time at the University of Waterloo. All full-time undergraduate students are welcome to apply, with preference given to students who are passionate about community-focused research and organizing. Click here for more information or to apply to our Winter 2016 Community Builder Bursary.