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Fifteen scholarship recipients to be recognized at annual ceremony

OSHAWA, Ont. - Students, family, friends, deans, governors and senior administrative staff will gather on the campus of the University of Ontario Institute of Technology to enjoy an evening of recognition and entertainment to officially recognize the 15 scholarship recipients of the 2004-05 academic year on Monday, March 14.

This annual event honours our scholarship recipients with a dinner and social event beginning at 6:30 p.m. in the Dining Room. Recipients and their families are hosted by the president, provost, board chair and registrar. Photo opportunities are available throughout the evening.

This year's recipients include entrance scholarship winners Naheed Dosani of Scarborough, Manja Pope of Port Hope, Lisa Wagar of Whitby, and Chris Boyko of Uxbridge. Naheed is this year's recipient of the Chancellor's Scholarship, valued at $28,000 over four years. Manja has been awarded the $24,000 President's Scholarship, while Lisa and Chris will each receive Founders' Scholarships, worth $20,000 each. The scholarships recognize not only the students' academic achievements, as well as their contributions to their schools and communities.


About the University of Ontario Institute of Technology
As the province's newest university, the University of Ontario Institute of Technology provides a unique combination of academic knowledge, vibrant student life, leading-edge research, and hands-on skills. The university offers career-focused undergraduate degree programs in the fields of business and information technology, sciences, engineering, nursing, social science, and education. It is also developing leading-edge research and graduate programs, and is Ontario's first laptop-based university. Sharing facilities and selected services with Durham College, UOIT has attracted over 1,800 students since its inception in 2003. To find out more, visit or call 1.866.844.8648.

About Ontario Tech University
A modern, forwarding-thinking university, Ontario Tech advances the discovery and application of knowledge to accelerate economic growth, regional development and social innovation. We inspire and equip our students and our graduates to make a positive impact in a tech-focused world. For us, it’s not only about developing the next tech breakthrough. Understanding and integrating the social and ethical implications of technology differentiates us as university. Learn more at

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