Congratulations to Grade 12 Abelard student Rathesh Balendran on winning one of only 40 Loran Scholars Provincial Awards!
The Loran Scholars Foundation is dedicated to discovering and developing young leaders of character, and the Loran Awards are Canada’s largest and most comprehensive undergraduate scholarships. This year, the Loran Foundation received a record 4,273 applications from schools across Canada. Only the top 10% of candidates were selected as semi-finalists, based on evidence of character, commitment to service in the community and outstanding leadership potential. We are immensely proud of Rathesh for numbering among them, and for his remarkable academic accomplishments and the wonderful work he continues to do in the community to inspire other young students.
Founded in 1988, the Loran Scholars Foundation is dedicated to discovering and developing young leaders of character. It annually selects a class of 30 Loran Scholars, with each scholar receiving a Loran Award valued at up to $100,000 over four years. The foundation also grants 40 Loran Finalist Awards ($3,000 each) and 40 Loran Provincial Awards ($2,000 each) to promising candidates.