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Notre Dame-David Thompson Arts Award Fund

This fund provides three annual scholarships to graduating students in SD8,10 and 20 pursuing post-secondary studies in Fine Arts. Eligible students must demonstrate a combination of artistic abilities and accomplishments academic potential and financial need.

Established by the David Thompson Cultural Society after the closure of Nelson’s Notre Dame University in 1984.

"I wanted to do something local, such as helping seniors in our hospital here, and the fund I chose was a good fit with what I wanted to do. The donation is also a memorial to my wife; it fulfilled her wishes too."
Peter Haliday, donor Friends of Nelson Elders in Care Fund