$5000 Horatio Alger Association of Canada Scholarships receipient: Felicia Rooney-Collin, English Sector student, Gaspé Campus

Felicia Rooney-Collin, a second year Natural Science student in the English Section has just been awarded the $5 000 Horatio Alger Association of Canada Scholarship.


This scholarship is awarded to students who have demonstrated:

  • integrity and perseverance in overcoming adversity;
  • strength of character;
  • financial need;
  • a good academic record;
  • commitment to pursue a university education in Canada; and
  • a desire to contribute to society

This scholarship will be dispersed over Felicia's four academic years and is renewable if she decides to continue into post-graduate studies. It is available to students across Canada. Felicia is one of 18 Quebec students to have received it this year.

Congratulations Felicia! The English Section of the Cégep de la Gaspésie et des Îles is very proud of you and we all wish you the best in your university studies.