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Clearview Township resident receives County of Simcoe post-secondary education bursary

posted Dec 7, 2016, 8:12 AM by Tim Hendry   [ updated Dec 7, 2016, 8:14 AM ]
Notice- Clearview Township resident receives County of Simcoe post-secondary education bursary 

Please be advised that the following media release is a joint release between the County of Simcoe and Clearview Township.

Midhurst/December 7, 2016 – The County of Simcoe and Clearview Township is pleased to announce that Cole McArthur of Clearview Township is the recipient of the 2016 County of Simcoe Post-Secondary Education Bursary Program. 

Through the Bursary Program, the County will award Cole McArthur with a $3,000 bursary to support his/her post-secondary education at Carleton University. Each academic year, the County provides up to five $3,000 bursaries to Simcoe County residents entering their first and second years of post-secondary education in Ontario. New this year, a selection of member municipalities have partnered with the County to provide additional funds to the Bursary Program. These funds will directly support students from the participating municipalities. 

The Township of Clearview contributed $1,000 towards the Bursary Program and is pleased to support Cole McArthur in his future studies.  

The program is consistent with the County of Simcoe’s commitment to education and also encourages community involvement and civic responsibility amongst residents. In addition to the Bursary Program, the County provides significant funding to both Georgian College and Lakehead University Orillia Campus to support local access to two world-class education institutions right here in Simcoe County.


The 2016 Bursary Program is now closed. 2017 applications will be accepted and reviewed starting spring 2017. For eligibility requirements and application details, please visit http://www.simcoe.ca/dpt/hr or e-mail bursary@simcoe.ca providing full contact details to receive a Bursary Program package.

About Clearview Township

Located 40 minutes west of Barrie, Clearview Township is a rural community with small-town charm. From the heights of the Niagara Escarpment to the vast Minesing Wetland, our rolling landscape is a four-season paradise for hikers, cyclists, skiers and outdoor enthusiasts. Our towns and villages offer world-class dining and shopping, and our small-town hospitality will make you feel at home. Visit our website at clearview.ca

About County of Simcoe

The County of Simcoe is composed of sixteen member municipalities and provides crucial public services to County residents in addition to providing paramedic and social services to the separated cities of Barrie and Orillia. Visit our website at simcoe.ca.

“One of the most important things we can do as a local government is assist our residents, of all ages and backgrounds, in accessing higher education and training. Our Bursary Program, funding commitments and support of various training initiatives have a major impact on the economic and social well-being of the citizens we support and our communities that they call home.”

– County of Simcoe Warden Gerry Marshall 

“On behalf of Clearview Township I would like to congratulate Cole on receiving the County of Simcoe post-secondary education bursary. We wish Cole the very best during his studies at Carleton University!” 

– Clearview Township Mayor Christopher Vanderkruys


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Media Contacts:


Allan Greenwood
Director, Corporate Communications

County of Simcoe

705-726-9300 ext. 1230

705-794-9301 (mobile)





Tim Hendry

Communications & Marketing Coordinator

Clearview Township

705-428-6230 ext. 240