C.J. Waite Memorial Award for Carpentry and Heritage Retrofit Carpentry Students

Description: Ellen Clarke (Clarke Smith Foundation) contacted the Holland College Foundation to establish two awards in memory of C.J. Waite, a young man from West Prince, PEI, who held great potential and possibility. Tragically, C.J. passed away in January 2020 as a result of a snowmobile accident. It is Ellen and her husband, Steve Smith’s, sincere wish to honour both C.J.’s memory and their lifelong connection to the Waite family by establishing these awards.

Criteria: Applicants must be accepted full-time into either the Carpentry or the Heritage Retrofit Carpentry program. One, $2,500 award will be available for the Carpentry program and one $2,500 award will be available for the Heritage Retrofit Carpentry program beginning in 2021. First consideration will be given to residents of West Prince, Prince Edward Island. If no residents of West Prince apply, the secondary consideration will be demonstration of financial need.

Applies to Carpentry and Heritage Retrofit Carpentry