Kin Canada Bursaries, a program of the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund (HREF), awarded 52 deserving students with a $1,000 bursary for their 2017-18 school year. Successful applicants were chosen based on their community and school involvement, knowledge of Kin Canada and financial need. Download the list of 2017 bursary recipients.
Since its inception in 1994, $978,000 has been awarded to 978 students across Canada. The amount disbursed in any one year depends on the balance of the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund and its governing laws.
Kin Canada Clubs play a vital role in the Kin Canada Bursaries program. They make donations to grow the fund, which affects how many bursaries are awarded each year.
Kin Canada established the Hal Rogers Endowment Fund in memory of Hal Rogers, Kin Canada's founder who passed away in 1994. The HREF Board of Trustees carry out the Fund's purpose to promote, encourage and sponsor educational programs and activities.
Kin Canada is an all-Canadian service organization made up of dedicated member volunteers who serve their community’s greatest need through hosting and sponsoring events and community service projects. Since its founding, Kin, Kinsmen and Kinette clubs across Canada have contributed more than $1 billion to Canadian communities and disaster relief programs beyond our borders.