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P.E.I. bursary program offers $2,000 to Island high-school grads

P.E.I. Premier Robert Ghiz says a new bursary program for post-secondary education will help to build a better future for the province.The bursary will give all Island high school graduates $2,000 to put toward first-year tuition at the University of Prince Edward Island. A similar program has been set up for Holland College and French post-secondary education.

UPEI president Wade MacLauchlan says the bursary will help full-time students and the university.

He says it’s a great incentive for students to stay on the Island.

The bursary is expected to cost the province about $1.2 million a year.

-with a report from CP 

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