Application: 2022 Past-Directors’ Bursary – Student Application (formerly Linda Fabi Bursary)

Deadline: April 29, 2022

Amount: $2000 to be divided between the number of successful applicants.

Bursaries Available: Multiple, depending on the number of applications received, the award will be divided so several applicants can be recognized.

Description of Bursary

The Past-Directors’ Bursary, formerly known as the Linda Fabi Bursary, was established by the Board of Trustees in celebration and recognition of the many contributions and achievements of Linda Fabi during her tenure as Director of Education for the Waterloo Region District School Board.

A selection committee comprised of the Director of Education, Board of Trustees’ Chairperson, Vice-Chairperson and Past-Chairperson, will meet to review the applications and select the award recipients.

 Successful applicants will be notified the week of May 23, 2022. The Bursary presentations will take place at the Board Meeting on Monday, May 30, 2022.


The Bursary will provide funding for students enrolled in grade 12 – in-person or distance learning – who are pursuing a trade, through college or apprenticeship, and who have not already been selected to receive an award at the graduation ceremony.

How to Apply

School staff are asked to nominate students.  Students should complete the 2022 Past-Directors’ Bursary – Student Application (formerly Linda Fabi Bursary) and return to their Guidance Counsellor by April 29, 2022, or sooner. The Guidance Counsellor, or another member of the school teaching staff, confirms the student information and post-secondary plans in Section 2 of the application form.  The application form is then sent by the school to the attention of Heather McKinna at


If you have questions, please contact Heather McKinna at