New endowment for bursaries in Gaelic Language and Culture established at St. FX University

Posted at 9:14 am on June 15, 2017 | Filed Under: News

A 100-thousand dollar endowment has been established at St. FX University to support bursaries for the Gaelic Culture.  The University’s Executive Director of Government Relations, Joe MacDonald says the Neil and Marianne Joy MacLean  Estate Gift will award bursaries to education students interested in teaching Gaelic language and culture in the classroom.
It’s expected the endowment would provide five to 6 thousand dollars in bursaries annually.  The first bursaries are expected to be awarded next year.