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Up to $4,500


Scholarship opportunity to be awarded to a female student registered in a college or university academic program with the plan of pursuing a career in Marketing and Advertising.

Ellen Bell was a talented and creative individual who worked in the field of marketing and advertising. She was a committed volunteer to the YMCA of Greater Vancouver. Ellen will be forever remembered for her boundless energy, intelligence, kindness, and willingness to commit herself to the betterment of her community.

In memory of her, Ellen’s friends and family have created a scholarship. This scholarship will be granted to an individual or individuals who demonstrate the above qualities.

To apply, please email your full name, address, contact information, grades (official transcripts are not required), and a brief essay about how you embody the values of Ellen Bell (500 words or less).

Applicants should be supported by 2-3 reference letters.

Closing Date: February 14, 2022


Send applications to:

Attention: Fund Development
Ellen Bell YMCA Memorial Scholarship Committee 10 – 620 Royal Ave
New Westminster, BC V3M 1J2

NOTE: Student must be registered in a college or university academic program (this award is not open to secondary school students).

Candidates must be available for an interview on March 11th, between 4:00 p.m. and 8:00 p.m.